The birth of a legend. Following King Richard's death in France, archer Robin Longstride, along with Will Scarlett, Alan-a-Dale and Little John, returned to England. They met Robert died of Locksley, that party was ambushed by treacherous Godfrey, who hopes to facilitate a French invasion of England. Robin promises the dying knight he will return his sword to his father Walter in Nottingham. Here Walter encourages him to impersonate the dead in order to prevent his land confiscated by the crown, and he found himself with Marian, a ready-made wife. Hoping to stir opposition baron weak King John and allow a French take-over easily, Godfrey worms his way into the king's service as Earl Marshal of England and brutally invade the town on the grounds that the tax collection Royal. Robin can navigate the politics of barons, royal, traitors, and the French?