All of his life, Tototl has dreamt of becoming a mighty warrior. Now he is in school learning how to be one and it is far harder than he had ever anticipated. The hours are long, the work is hard, and the food is never enough. But serving the emperor bravely in battle is the only thing Tototl wants to do with his life and he is determined to do it well. Meet him, as well as the rest of his family, as they go through a typical day living in the Aztec empire: honoring their gods, preparing their food, training their young, and respecting their emperor. Enter the world of the Aztecs and follow their amazing rise and their tragic fall.