Sixteen-year-old Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) is given thirteen hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother Toby (Toby Froud) when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King Jareth (David Bowie).
Another world, another time, another age. The Crystal of Truth, heart of the planet Thra, is controlled by the cruel and cunning Skeksis who use its power to bend the planet's will and subjugate The Gelfling: the gentle and kind creatures who will start the Age of Resistance and thwart their masters' schemes.Written by
They're only eight Skeksis at the beginning of the series, instead of ten in the movie : skekShod the Treasurer, skekEkt the Ornamentalist and skekNa the Slave-Master are absent. skekLach, the Collector, not physically similar to skekShod, seen in the movie) is a new character.
the General, skekVar, is not the General of the movie, named skekUng. However, skekUng is mentioned later as an absent Skeksis, meaning he'll become the new General (as the Garthim master).
skekEkt returns later in the 4th episode.
the Hunter, skekMal a new character, appears also in the 4th episode.
A new character is skekGra, the Heretic, an exiled Skeksis who lives with his Mystic counterpart urGoh, the Wanderer. skekGra is the one who reveals that a total of eighteen urSkeks arrived on Thra at the beginning of the conjunction.