In 220 B.C., the Greek Seleucid king over Babylon sends his son, Antiochus, a dishonored warrior, into the mysterious land of the Far East to capture a mythical creature that will give him absolute power: a dragon.
In the days of Samuel the Seer, the Philistines are at the climax of a long war with Israel over the land of Canaan. There are still giants in Philistia left from Joshua’s search and destroy mission of holy war generations earlier.
After four hundred years of slavery in Egypt, Israel has escaped into the desert and is prepared to enter the land of Canaan that God had promised her. There’s only one problem: It’s crawling with giants.