The epic saga from Homer has influenced literature since the day it was discovered. Presented is a re-telling of the classic epic from the human perspective, rather than from that of the Greek Gods. Covered within the pages are the events that led to the extraordinary Trojan War. Her name was Helen, her beauty was renowned throughout the world. "The face that launched a thousand ships". In this struggle, great heroes, both in glory and in weakness, grapple in a conflict that raged for ten years.