Vishnu Sharma looks like your average teenager, but he's just discovered 'average' no longer applies to him. As the new guardian of the Panchatantra, a book of Indian fables, Vishnu must now protect its heroes from disappearing into storybook history forever. The modern evil-doers (a.k.a. TaleCorps) seek to control and manipulate stories worldwide, and their dark and mysterious leader, Professor Shadow, finally has Vishnu within his grasp. He wants Vishnu to know the 'benefits' of working for TaleCorps and has made the boy an offer he only wishes he could refuse. Will the guardian turn betrayer.