After a long and perilous journey home from the Trojan wars, Ulysses returns to Ithaca only to discover his Queen, Penelope, and his son, Telemachus, have all but given him up for dead. And worse, ruthless suitors, vying for Ulysses' throne, are pressuring Penelope to choose a new husband and King. Fearing for his family's safety if he is discovered, Ulysses disguises himself as a vagabond and witnesses first hand just how much his people have lost faith in him since he has been gone for so long. But Ulysses soon suffers a blow to his own faith when he witnesses Penelope weaving a wedding veil and thinks she is going to marry Antonius, the most ruthless of the suitors. Despondent over her apparent betrayal, beggar Ulysses tries to raise a small army of men to drive out Antonius, only to find his son among the recruits. Ulysses' faith suffers yet another blow when his band of rebels are surprised by Antonius' soldiers and Ulysses concludes that his son is the traitor. But before the ...