In Royal Lust we see Prince Onochi, played by Mike Ezuruonye return to the Palace from the UK with his British fiancée Sonia (Vivian Reinl). Chioma (Susan Ezeuzo) is his sister’s friend and the girl that he left behind, promising to wed on his return. She is devastated that she has been jilted and is determined to win him back. His sister Omali and father too are totally against this new relationship, finding Sonia to be ill mannered, it remains to be seen if their relationship can survive the odds.
The King rules his household with an iron fist. Not satisfied with his wife he takes to sleeping with the palace maidens. He ends up getting a maiden called Juliet pregnant. She is cut up about the whole situation and feels as though she has betrayed the Queen’s kindness, but at the same time felt unable to resist the King’s advances. The king moves her into luxury accommodation and rejoices when she bears him a son. If this development does not throw the harmony of the palace into disarray the shenanigans that follow surely will.
The King has chosen Rose to be his new bride, despite the fact that she already hs a fiance. It is a love triangle in that while the King is after Rose, Rose’s sister Louise is after him. Louise is bitter that the King chose her sister when she was the one that firstly expressed interest in him. When it becomes apparent that the Prince has no interest in her whatsoever the already fraught relationship between the sisters reaches breaking point. Although Rose is at first reluctant to begin a relationship with the King she eventually relents, dumping her fiance and seemingly really falling in love. This relationship with the King is soon in jeapoardy at the hands of her jealous and vengeful sister…
Ignatius and Kenneth are Princes from a royal polygamous family. Ignatius’ mother is the first wife Head Queen Onyinye, while Kenneth’s mother, Ozuluonye is the King’s second wife. Kenneth and Ignatius are as close as full brothers as well as cherishing each other’s mothers as their own. Onyine is not happy with this close relationship between the boys and is intent on causing discord by planting seeds of jealousy into her son’s head to make him want to compete with his brother rather than working alongside him. Her manipulation is successful and very soon Ignatius is well under his mother’s control.
Olamma is an outcast in Afan Asa village. She is taunted and marginalised and does not know why until she approaches her mother to find out the full story. It is then that she is told of the history surrounded her ancestry and in turn present situation. She is descended from a woman who was sacrificed to the oracle for a cow. She was a virgin on sacrifice and in life was never married. She did however, have many children, as a result of men besieging her at night. Such was the fate for an osu and for future generations. Olamma is horrified and is determined to break the cycle vowing to never let a man see her naked body much to her mother’s fear that such a vow will only invite the wrath of the Gods.
The Yoruban Princess of Ijekuta and an Ibo boy fall in love. In fact it is love at first sight. Her father will not allow her to marry a man from any other tribe as she will one day become Queen and her husband will become King. In his mind accepting a stranger as his daughter’s husband will taint their lineage. For this reason the relationship starts off a secret one and when both parents find out about it they are vehemently against it.