In a story of misplaced faith, Helen, the Queen of Sparta, runs off with Prince Paris of Troy. Helen's husband, King Menelaus, on discovering his wife's unfaithfulness, declares war on Paris and calls on his friend, the young King Ulysses of Ithaca, to lead the Greek army against Paris' Trojans. This is just what Paris hoped for, for his superior army, backed by the goddess Aphrodite, is sure to defeat the Greeks. Obligated to help his fellow king, Ulysses leaves his Queen and baby son behind and sets sail for Sparta with his fleet. Questioning why Helen would be untrue to her husband, Ulysses soon discovers a strange golden apple in the Queen's chambers that does not rot and which has a bite taken out of it. Now convinced that godly magic is behind the Queen's disloyalty, Ulysses sets out to prove Helen's innocence and prevent an unnecessary war. Finally, with the help of Athena, Ulysses magically disguises himself as an old man and sneaks into Troy. There he discovers Aphrodite has ...