Nimue is an outcast to her people, forced to repress her magic. But when her village is slaughtered, the darkness begins to resurface. Tasked by her dying mother to reunite the sword of power with the sorcerer Merlin, she must save a terrorised kingdom. Hers was not the only decimated village and others face a similar fate. With the help of the rogue mercenary Arthur and wielding the sword meant for the one true king, nimue must battle the armies of a corrupt regime and, be it in victory or at the edge of a blade, discover the truth about her destiny once and for all.