Ella stays with her parents in an adorable estate in a quiet kingdom. Since she was young, she was trained by her mother to considered magic, permitting Ella to assist numerous animals on the land, particularly the mice. All is well, until her mother became ill. During her weak moment, she tells Ella to swear that she will forever be kind and have the courage for everything. After her mother passed away, Ella's father finally married Lady Tremaine, an old friend widow, who also has two daughters, Anastasia and Drisella. Ella accepts her new stepfamily, regardless of their unpleasant attitudes.