Loosely adapted from the award-winning Earthsea novel by Ursula K. Le Guin, Legend of Earthsea aired as a two-night event on the SciFi Channel in December 2004.
The mini-series follows the tale of Ged, a rebellious youth, learning to become a sorcerer. But when his village is raided, he is killed and brought back to life by a powerful wizard, Ogion, and he finds out that he is destined to become one of the most powerful sorcerers the world of Earthsea has ever known. But first he must master this power, so that he may combat The Nameless Ones, who desire to destroy the world.
On a neighbouring island, the priestesses who have been tasked with guarding the Nameless Ones for aeons, believe that Ged is a dark sorceror intent on bringing about the destruction of Earthsea.
Meanwhile, Ged is searching for a way to defeat the Nameless One, he believes that to do so he must talk to the Dragon, who if he can best will truthfully answer three questions. But will this help him defeat the Nameless One...