A terrible volcanic eruption destroys the city of Pompeii, and little Tim remains an orphan. His savior, General Kiron, sends Tim to the school of gladiators, but the young lazy dog stubbornly does not want to become a fighter. Having matured, Tim falls in love with the beautiful Lucilla. But to win her heart, you need to become a real hero. The beautiful Diana, the goddess of hunting and the master of gladiatorial battles, takes up Tim's training before the first battle. But will Tim manage to defeat himself and become a real man?