Freedom, in 11th century France is a luxury afforded only by the King and the nobility.  For the serf, it’s surely worth fighting for – but is it worth dying for?  Arriving home disillusioned from the Crusades, Hugh DeLuc finds his village ransacked and his wife abducted by devilish dark riders who came in the night with black crosses on their chests, leaving no clue as to their identity.  They are searching for a relic, worth more than any throne in Europe.  Hugh takes on the role of jester and infiltrates the enemy stronghold where he believes his wife is held captive.  A man fighting for freedom, his wife and everything he holds dear, is a very formidable opponent…