Duncan MacLeod is an immortal who has been out of the game for many years. Duncan and his girlfriend Tessa are targeted by Slan Quince, an evil immortal. Duncan is convinced by his friend and fellow immortal Connor MacLeod that he must return to the game to protect Tessa, and to keep from losing his head.
- Scottish immortal Duncan MacLeod (Adrian Paul) is a descendant of original film Highlander Connor MacLeod ( Christiopher Lambert). Living on a houseboat in Paris, Duncan has given up on the gathering and the fighting that is a part of an immortals life.Tessa Noel (Alexandra Vandernoot) is introduced as Duncan's girlfriend and a young boy who we later learn is named Richie Ryan (Stan Kirsh) tries to rob both Duncan and Tessa. Duncan is dragged back into the life he has left behind when he and Tessa are threatened by the evil immortal Slan Quince. with advice from his 'Cousin' Conner, Duncan takes on and defeats Quince during a sword battle , marking his return to the life of an immortal.