David discovers a book that allows him to travel back and forth to the medieval world of Ethelrod, a land not welcome to visitors. Upon arrival, David is forced into a traditional contest and wins, changing Ethelrod's future dramatically. When he visits Ethelrod again, ten years have passed, and David's previous actions have brought the kingdom to the brink of a civil war. It is now up to him to bring peace to Ethelrod by putting everything back the way it was. What David doesn't imagine is that Ethelrod holds the key to his past, as well as his future.