High King Agamemnon lusts to conquer the wealthy city of Troy. He leads hisarmy across the sea, fighting all the way. On the island of Tenedos just off thecoast of Troy Achilles leads the attack. Spears fly and men die. When the dustsettles, Achilles finds himself one step closer to his tragic fate. Meanwhile,the Trojans prepare their defenses and gather allies. Agamemnon's offer of apeace embassy to King Priam reassures few. War appears inevitable. Even Helendreads to face what lies ahead for her and everyone she loves or onceloved.