King Polydectes has designs on Perseus' mother, Danae. But to wed her, the king must get rid of young Perseus. So Polydectes hatches a plan to trick the hero into performing an impossible task--Slaying the snake-- haired Medusa, whose very look turns men to stone. Yet the monstrous Gorgon would prove to be just one of many perilous challenges for the son of Zeus. Will Perseus prevail?