A secret mission goes awry for Army Ranger Charles Shelby when a faulty parachute jump plunges him through time into a Bronze Age war. Befriending a peaceful city and its lovely priestess, he is tasked with training female guerilla fighters to counter northern barbarians infiltrating the city's peaceful valley. Meanwhile, he discovers a deep-rooted treachery in the city that threatens to wreck a culture he has come to admire and to destroy the priestess who loves him.
A 21st century warrior returns to a Bronze Age city to lead female warriors in a fight of liberation from an invading barbarian force. Can his 21st century skills help him? Will he successfully navigate the treacherous labyrinths of love and his human heart? Charles Shelby, called Icarus by the people he rescues, faces not just brutal opponents, but he also faces the tremendous pull of sexy and dangerous companions.