In 1865, General Gurko Lanen is dictator of “Lichtenburg” in the Balkans. Rightful ruler Zona hopes to get aid from Napoleon III of France. The visiting Count of Monte Cristo falls for Zona and undertakes to help her, masquerading as a foppish banker and a masked freedom fighter. The rest is rapid-fire intrigue.
Captain Kidd is a merchant captain / pirate who slyly convinces the king of England into commissioning him as an escort to protect a ship full of treasure. He has dishonest intentions for the mission of course, but he later finds out another dishonest person is on board, someone from his past he thought dead. […]