"At Thermopylae, a rocky mountain pass in northern Greece, the feared and admired Spartan soldiers stood
three hundred strong. Theirs was a suicide mission, to hold the pass against the invading millions
of the mighty Persian army. Day after bloody day they withstood the terrible onslaught, buying time
for the Greeks to rally their forces. Born into a cult of spiritual courage, physical endurance, and
unmatched battle skill, the Spartans would be remembered for the greatest military stand in history -- one
that would not end until the rocks were awash with blood, leaving only one gravely injured Spartan squire
to tell the tale..."