Marin's village is being held for ransom. Only a dragon's gold can prevent them from being destroyed. Marin is just a young boy, but he is the only one with the courage to save his family and their village. Armed with his wit and a dose of courage, Marin makes the trip up the mountain and into the dragon's lair.
Facing his fears, Marin devises a plan to trade with the mighty beast. The dragon is not amused but listens to the boy's request for help. With an offer that the dragon cannot refuse, Marin saves his village and comes to understand that fair trade with a dragon can be very profitable.