A malevolent force threatens the peaceful Kingdom of Kale: Shaytana's Eye, the Dark Crystal, from which arch-villains Kreel and his protégé Xax derive their power. At the head of an army of Xaxian Warriors, Kreel and Xax invade the Citadel and murder the King and the Queen, keeping their daughter Vara, as their prisoner. The future of the kingdom is in terrible danger, and its only hope the legendary Crystal Arrow, Talisman of Kale: its strength alone can defeat Shaytana's Eye. Kalem, the super-being of Light as Kreel represents Darkness, must find a hero for the quest ... Kalem searches out William Tell, a dashing headstrong, charismatic young man named for an ancient hero. Will's life to date has been simple and secluded: he refuses to become leader of the resistance movement which, Kalem tells him, is his destiny. His mission is twofold: to find the Crystal Arrow - and to rescue the Princess Vara, the true ruler of Kale. E reluctantly sets out on his quest with his loyal dog Alvar ...