The year is 1173. England and France are at war. As King Henry's wife, Queen Eleanor, is captured and imprisoned by the king himself, Richard and his brothers are forced to lead the fight against their own father in a heartless war. Supported by King, Louis of France, the three brothers face a journey wrought with traps and betrayal in their quest to seize their father's throne, freeing their mother and country from tyranny. Allegiances shift with each victory and defeat as the destinies of England and France sway in a balance.