In a time of ancient gods, warlords, and kings, a land in turmoil cried out for a hero. She was Xena, a mighty princess, forged in the heat of battle. The Power...The Passion...The Danger...Her courage has changed the world. In this the third Season of the smash hit series, things take a dark turn for the Warrior Princess and her bard friend. Continuing the battle with Aries and new evil forces intent on ending their lives, Xena (Lucy Lawless) and Gabrielle (Renée O'Connor) must also battle with madness, and an ever growing rift between the travelling companions, that threatens never to heal.