by true events. Cast into a violent and bloody world of murder, Hereward, a
novice monk must deliver the Holy Gospel of Lindsiforne, a book of great beauty
and power, to the safety of the Iona monastery while being pursued by a Viking
death squad hell-bent on its capture. On his way to the monastery, a fierce and
skilled swordsman answers his prayers and dedicates his life to protecting him
while he delivers the book. In the midst of their journey they are confronted
by Vikings ready to kill in order to get what they want leaving Hereward and
his protector at their mercy.