Daura, the capital of the Kingdom of Bali is agog with festivities. King Bashir is about to give his only daughter, Raheemah for marriage and in line with tradition, a bloody combat must be arranged to choose the husband.
Elsewhere, a young woman has just committed suicide for no apparent reason.
Among the few people to connect the two events is Merkel, a wizard and historian. Merkel sees opportunity and he chooses Umar, an unsuspecting soldier to carry out his plan. Umar would enter the ring and kick-start a plan that would change the world.
But other wizards are watching...