Aric of Dacia comes from an era where your strength comes from your sword and your own right arm. When Aric and his kinsman encounter an alien race called The Vine, they are prisoner aboard Vine ships to live as prisoners and slaves.
Joining with a powerful living exo-skeleton called Shanhara, Aric escapes from the aliens and returns to Earth. But this is not Aric's Earth.
It's 21st Century Earth.
Now Aric forges a new destiny with Shanhara in a brave new world as X-O MANOWAR.