A blacksmith named Balian has lost his family and nearly his faith. The religious wars raging in the distant Holy Land seem remote to him, but he pulled into in this huge tragedy. Among the pageantry and intrigues of medieval Jerusalem he falls in love, grows into a leader, and ultimately uses all his courage and skill to defend the city against staggering odds. Fate seeking Balian in the form of a great knight, Godfrey of Ibelin , a short passage to France from fighting in the east of Jerusalem at that moment between the second and Third crusade it’s fragile peace, through the efforts of enlightened Christian king Baldwin IV, with the help of his advisor Tiberias, and the military restraint of the legendary Muslim leader Saladin Ayubi system. But Baldwin’s days are numbered, and strains of fanaticism, greed, and jealousy among the Crusaders threaten to break the ceasefire. King Baldwin’s vision of peace – a heaven – is shared by a handful of knights, including Godfrey of Ibelin, who swear to enhance their lives and honor. If Godfrey sword to his son, who also passes on the sacred oath: to protect the helpless, safeguard peace and work for harmony between religions and cultures, so that a kingdom of heaven can flourish on earth. Balian takes the sword and history.