After a blacksmith and his wife find a baby hidden in the bushes near their smithy, they decide to take him in and raise him as their own. According to a mysterious old man, he is to become a dragon slayer. Jedrek grows up completely unaware of this, until one day when he rescues a stranger from a group of bandits. Plunged into a world of magic swords and derring-do, he sets out to rescue his sister from the clutches of an evil magician. On the way, he meets pirates, dragons, unearthly creatures and a beautiful princess, who isn't quite what she seems to be.