A young woman in ancient Greece is betrothed to a man she's never met. Her father promises her hand in marriage to the man who can string a bow and shoot an arrow through twelve axes . A mysterious stranger arrives and is able to do just that, but Penelope's father reneges on the deal. The stranger is revealed to be Odysseus, Penelope's true love, who has been away fighting in the Trojan War. They are finally able to be together and live happily ever after.