When farm boy Anwar discovers he has the ability to use magic, he goes to the Wizards' Guild for help. As apprentice to Master Gabriel, he soon surpasses his teacher's skills and knowledge and becomes a formidable member of the City Guard. While studying the magic arts, he meets Mariah, apprenticed in the art of healing. Anwar discovers that the girl he has fallen in love with will fight by his side with sword, knife, and bow. After the senseless slaughter of his family, Anwar vows to hunt the evil in the world and protect those who cannot protect themselves. Anwar, Mariah, and his best friend Jabaal take off in search of knowledge and adventure. It doesn't take long for them to find it.