A mischievous dragon gets into trouble and is banished to Earth. On Earth he takes the form of a young boy, and he befriends and joins the Order of Swords, who do battle with the evil Stretch for control of Earth as each tries to possess the Bantam Sword. The Bantam Sword is atop a mountain, and, as the forces of good and evil battle to claim it, the mischievous dragon must find a way to assist in the Order of Swords' quest as he tries to find happiness in his new surroundings.
Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime.
In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered an investigation into the killer is initiated.