Tag and the band of Resistance fighters travels to the city of Trace Vale which is threatened by Thrall’s occupation under a ruthless Commander. But there is another trouble: an unseen assailant prowls the streets at night killing Thrall soldiers and putting them on high alert.
In the city a weaponsmith struggles to supply the Resistance with armaments. His beautiful but headstrong daughter becomes immediately infatuated with Tag though he remains oblivious to her affections. Complicating matters, Tag’s friend Randall quickly falls for the girl, himself.
Captain Uval of Thrall, disobeying a direct order, also heads to Trace Vale, unaware that Tag and his companions have arrived there. He is obsessed with finding the boy and exacting revenge.