Radiant from the energy of six suns, the planet Aeon has never experienced the daily journey from daylight to darkness. Ruled by religious zealots called the Watchers, the inhabitants are a docile lot, bound together by superstitious beliefs. In contrast, the dissident Scholars propose scientific explanations for the planet's history, which included a calamitous event 1000 years ago. When workers uncover a mineshaft containing artifacts and several corpses, Illyria (Jennifer Burns), the daughter of Gnomen (David Carradine), a leading Scholar, defies Watcher edicts and goes exploring. Her thirst for knowledge teams her with unlikely ally Metron (Joseph Hodge), who's b...