Xena, once in love with conquest and destruction, now fights for the side of good. Though constantly haunted by her wicked past, Xena courageously battles mortals, gods, demigods, and monsters, and heroically protects the downtrodden, from the, forces of evil.
No one is braver or faster than the legendary huntress, Atalanta. Or so she says. And when Xena and Gabrielle are asked to rescue a group of kidnapped children, Atalanta is the first to volunteer. After all, she is the only one who could possibly be strong enough to succeed.
But when they find the kidnapper, Xena realizes that no one is strong enough to defeat it. For who can challenge the power and knowledge of the almighty Sphinx?