In Paris, following the battle of Acre, Landry, a veteran of the Holy Wars, fears that the Order has lost its way; the blood of a brother is shed, forcing Landry and the Templars to take up their swords again.
Banished from the Knights Templar after the discovery of his affair with Queen Joan, Landry must work to redeem himself; King Philip formulates a plan to take action against the Templars, while dealing with the return of Prince Louis.
Landry continues his training in the Knights Templar Order under the harsh guidance of Talus, the battle-hardened Initiate master; DeNogaret implores King Philip to build a legal case against the Knights; Prince Louis is tasked with a secret mission.
A mysterious knight arrives at Chartres Temple and brings the Knights Templar devastating news. Louis struggles to produce an heir, creating a rift between he and his wife. King Philip sends Gawain on a mission where he comes face to face with his former Templar brothers.