A boy wakes up below a cliff, bloodied, with a gun in his hand, and chained to a man who lies beside him... He stresses hard to remember what happened, and soon the puzzle of the days events come back to him. The story begins.
In the year 1206 Norway is raged by civil war. The King's illegitimate infant son, Håkon Håkonsson, which half the kingdom wants killed off, is guarded in secrecy by two men. A story which changed the course of the country's history.