Young Ben-Hur and Messala were the best of friends. They loved to race chariots. One day, Messala had to leave Jerusalem and his Jewish friend to study in Rome and become a Roman officer. When Messala came back, the boyhood friends were now men, but friends no longer.
Francis became a missionary to the farthest reaches of the world. He saved pearl divers, stood off pirates, and quested with a mysterious samurai warrior in search of hidden treasure. This animated story captures the spirit of a daring man in amazing adventures of courage and faith.
It was the age of the knights and kings, when honor belong to the heroes and glory was found in the battlefield. There lived a brave young man named Francis, whose wish was to become a mighty warrior and conquer a magnificent castle. One day Francis felt a calling to greater glory. God had vested upon him a very special mission that would require a supreme act of courage. For the love of God, his King, Francis gave up all that he had and joyfully embarked upon the most exciting and unexpected adventure.