You play as a barbarian skilled in the use of arms who seeks fame and fortune. While visiting the city of Secnar you are enlisted by it's king to fight against the evil priests of Shool. These very priests have resurrected a long dead evil wizard called Azazael.
Azazael is seeking the five gems of Zator and with these he can enslave all that would stand against him. You must find these gems before Azazael and return them to the king.