Hercules is the son of the King of the Gods, Zeus, and a mortal woman, Alcmene. Hera, the Queen of the Gods, is jealous and angry and kills our hero's family with a fireball. Almost letting his grief overtake him, Herc...展开ules starts out on a journey to destroy Hera but when his best friend, Iolaus, is captured by the She-Demon and killed because Hercules did not help, our hero rescues Iolaus and the town and kills the She-Demon. Together, Hercules and Iolaus set out to help people in any way they can, getting into all sorts of messes and fighting all sorts of mythical beasts and people and making all kinds of new friends.
所谓的剑与魔法型的 Fantasy ，就是以某一奇幻世界为背景（通常以中古欧洲为蓝图）,在里面展开的冒险，通常会充满着各式的战斗与魔法。
其中“剑与魔法”类型又被称为“英雄式奇幻”（Heroic Fantasy），是比较偏向于野蛮、未开化的年代，相当典型的英雄救美式传奇，此类最为着名的当属《王者之剑》（Conan the Barbarian），《战士公主西娜》和《Hercules: The Endless Adventure》也都属此类。
"Hercules: The Endless Adventure"在美国是个受欢迎的电视影集之一，描述的是中古世纪一位驍勇善战的英雄的故事。