A middle-aged man with the crushing weight of his American past seeks peace and a simpler life in rural Kenya. Armed with only his smokes and coffee he discovers a friendship with the most unlikely of friends - a lioness he rightfully names Malaika ("Angel" in Swahili).
She is no ordinary lioness nor is he an ordinary man. Between them they share a gift. But not all embrace their bond and some seek to sever it.
Discover this new world rich in human truth and sensibility.
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