A young man fell in love with women name Ligeia. He remembers little of her origin, but knows that she lived on the Rhine, is tall slender and older.
Ligeia gets mysteriously ill one day. She asks her husband to read her poem before she dies. In the poem she writes about a theater where angels gather to watch mimes controlled by outside forces. Ligeia shrieks a prayer than dies.
Devastated by his wife's death He moves to England and marries another woman named Rowena
Lady Rowena , had a strange fear of the scene described in the poem that ligeia wrote, Rowena also began to grow mysteriously ill.
He sat with Rowena for 3 days as he watched her slowly die. Rowena Died after the third day. He stayed watching her corpse as he began to see it come alive, but had no idea of its rrality has he began smoking opium.
The corpse began to grow thinner,taller her hair turned raven black before him stood Ligeia in her bridal chamber.