On the island of Santorini, a team of archaeologists uncover a find that could change the world’s understanding of history. Across the globe in Australia, two detectives struggle to solve a mysterious murder only to find that it is part of a far darker conspiracy. The sunshine of the Gold Coast is darkened by a fierce storm as a group of teenagers fight to survive an attack by strange mythical creatures. In France, a Napoleonic historian uncovers clues to a mystery over three thousand years old. As they each seek the truth they are all drawn together to fight a common enemy. After three thousand years, the race of Rataal has returned to earth to reclaim their king.