Nineteen-year-old Daniel Rubin is a third degree black belt and no stranger to mental and physical challenges. But when Daniel and his friend, Jake Raines, leave college in New York to study abroad in Paris, they stumble upon two magic swords, which give them incredible powers and Daniel soon faces bigger obstacles than he ever did during a martial arts match.
While still dealing with their newfound powers, Daniel and Jake meet the psychic Mercury, the creator and guardian of the swords. When Mercury asks them how they choose to use their new abilities, there is no question-the young men decide to use their gifts to help others. But when they discover they are being blamed for horrible crimes they did not commit, Daniel and Jake confront the perpetrators, who have swords exactly like theirs and a lust for control.As Mercury uses his own gift to look into the future, he realizes Daniel will have to sacrifice himself in order to defeat his new enemies.
Daniel must decide whether to accept his role as the Earth's final protector or make one final attempt to change his fate and save the world from destruction.