Captured by Lord Carnus, Master of the Arena of Blood, the luckless traveller has to face the deadly Trial of Champions of the arena along with the other 42 contestents. Finally, after horrible contests, there are only two left: the large southerner and he himself. A fight for life will decide who will Carnus‘ champion in this years Labyrinth of Death. And after a long and hard battle a final blow from the dagger seals the fate of the southerner. As his life ebbs, the adventurer promises him that he will take revenge on Carnus for all the lost souls.