The SummerSlam pay-per-view is traditionally one of WWE's biggest and best. This year will be no different, as the company has crafted a quality card that ranks as one of the best of 2014 thus far.
The matchups are strong, but the stories are stronger, leaving fans with several matches worthy of emotional investment. From Roman Reigns' climb to the top of WWE to the return of The Viper to Stephanie McMahon's first in-ring appearance in 11 years, there is something for every portion of the audience to sink their teeth into come August 17.
Who will emerge with the WWE World Heavyweight Championship? Will Dean Ambrose and Seth Rollins settle their differences when they meet one-on-one? Can Paige live up to the hype in her match with AJ Lee?
Whatever the answers to those questions may be, one thing is for certain: Fans are waiting with bated breath to find out.
In anticipation of the biggest event of the summer, take a look at 10 of the biggest and best storylines to follow on the road to SummerSlam!