Over a span of a few years, three divine warriors visited Sundiata´s father telling him of a prophecy that tells that if he marries an ugly woman and has a son with her his sun will be a strong and powerful ruler
After a few years, the king did end up having a child with an ugly woman, producing a son named Sundiata, who was unfortunately paralyzed from the waist down. Soon later the king passed away.
After the king died his son from his marriage before Sundiata's mother took the throne. Sundiata´s stepmother spread rumors tarnishing Sundiata and his mothers' reputation.
After a short period of time Sundiata was kicked out of his village, later becoming a powerful general in the army of a neighboring village
Sundiata´s home village was under attack, and sought help with the village Sundiata was currently residing at. Sundiata lead his army into battle, ending victorious, and becoming a savior in his home town.
After the battle Sundiata was a hero, and acclaimed throughout his hometown. He took the throne and became a powerful emporer throughout the kingdom of Mali.