A young 17 year old celestial spirit mage, Lucy Heartfilia
, runs away from home and travels to the land of Fiore to join the magical Fairy Tail Guild
. Along the way, she meets Natsu Dragneel
, a teenage boy looking for his foster parent, a dragon
, with his best friend, Happy
the cat. Shortly after their meeting, Lucy is abducted by Bora of Prominence, who was posing as Salamander of Fairy Tail, to be sold as a slave. Natsu rescues her and reveals that he is the real Salamander of Fairy Tail and has the skills of a Dragon Slayer [fire type], an ancient magic. He offers her membership into the guild, which she gladly accepts. They, along with armored maiden Erza Scarlet, ice maker Gray Fullbuster, and Happy, become a team performing various missions offered to the Fairy Tail guild.