King T'Challa returns domestic from America to the reclusive, technologically superior African kingdom of Wakanda to function his u . S .'s new chief. However, T'Challa soon reveals that he's challenged for the throne by using factions inside his own united states in addition to without. Using powers reserved to Wakandan kings, T'Challa assumes the Black Panther mantel to enroll in with girlfriend Nakia, the queen-mom, his princess-youngster sister, contributors of the Dora Milaje (the Wakandan 'special forces') and an American undercover agent, to prevent Wakanda from being dragged into a international battle.