It is the year 1147. After leaving his beloved and pregnant wife Lenora, the knight Gerlachus sets out on a war against his enemies. Following a great battle Gerlachus notices a mysterious deer in the shadow of the forest. After a brief encounter with the deer, Gerlachus gets struck by a vision of Lenora, screaming in her bed. When the battle is won and the war is over, Gerlachus goes on a hunt to celebrate this victory.