For many years the friends Achilles and Patroclus fight in the Trojan War for the conquest of Troy. The two have been friends since childhood and always stand side by side in battle. But one day Patroclus puts on Achilles’ armour and rides into battle alone. There he is killed by Hector, the prince of Troy, who mistakenly believes him to be Achilles. Achilles is furious about the death of his friend and sets out to avenge him and kill Hector.