Enter the year 1914, which will mark the beginning of the first man made catastrophe of the 20th century. From the smoking revolver of the Serbian nationalist and grab for glory of a dying empires, that were slowly losing their legitimacy, death, despair and chaos that has finally put an end to the ancient European monarchies was born.
The player is put in a role of Finley Thompson, British adventurer and archaeologist searching for the mythical artifact from the First Crusade on the territory of Kingdom of Serbia. In this endeavor, his closest ally is his Serbian guide Vuk. Not long after locating the possible site all hell breaks loose when the Sarajevo assassination occurs. Cut from his home, Finley pleads Vuk to help him finish his mission. With heavy heart he agrees and they embark on a journey to find the artifact which according to legend makes any army who carries it invincible. They are also forced to seek unlikely ally in a German storm trooper transporting POW-s to defend the artifact and their own lives against the dangerous secret society searching for the artifact.