Synopsis: Marco Polo returns to Turkey after a twenty five-year journey of the East. He tells the Duke of Venice about the riches they have found while the Duke doubts the stories. Soon a war breaks out and Marco goes to fight. He meets Rusticello, a sailor and writer. Marco and his new friend are captured and imprisoned. The Duchess of Genoa is impressed with Marco Polo's stories and visits him in prison. Marco tells her about his adventures and, Rusticello continues to write about the adventures of Marco Polo.