A.D. 448. The Roman Empire is crumbling.
The Emperor is weak. Politicians scheme and ambitious generals vie for power. Then, from the depths of Germany, arises an even darker threat: Attila, King of the Huns, determined to crush Rome once and for all. In a time of danger and deception, three young people dream that Rome can be made great once more. But they find themselves forced to survive in a world more deadly than any of them could have imagined.