In the Middle Ages, a teen decides to leave his small village in England in an endeavor to overcome his poverty and illiteracy. Soon after leaving home, he encounters men who deliver a mortal wound that only the witches who find him can cure. The cure, however, allows demonic powers to enter providing good and evil consequences. Having received amnesia as the result of his grievous wounds, he begins an extraordinary journey to find knowledge and wealth, traveling to foreign lands, gaining and loosing fortunes. Will he find his way back home and will he rid himself of his demons?