1186, the Holy Land.
Thibault of Lontjoie wants his lovely sister, Melisende, to stay unwed. But her heart is set on Thibault's castellan, Robert, whose chivalry, prowess and beauty have made him her heart's desire. But even if her brother were willing, Robert is too poor to make a suitable match for a noblewoman, and too honourable to take advantage of her.
This means t