The character Saladin has everything the target audiences of ten to fifteen years old want - heroes, villains, vendettas, drama, comedy, exotic locales, daring rescues and a dash of romance. The character Saladin is the ultimate hero – courageous in the face of danger, never willing to admit defeat and funny when he needs to be. In a world of danger, there is only one man you will want in your corner - Saladin. Inspired by the actual 12th century statesman and warrior, the series proposes a fictional period in his life as a young adventurer, the experience of which shaped the great leader he would become. Eighteen years old and ready to take on the world, Saladin leaves his home city of Damascus with his lifelong friend Tarik in search of adventure - this is where the series begins.