Of Kings and Prophets season 1
The action of the TV show takes place in Israel. Drama TV series "Of Kings and Prophets" is a biblical saga that shows ambition, wiliness, love and betrayal, telling the story by war-weary king's eyes, the mighty touchy prophet and young shepherd. Each of them will meet his fate. Their fates will be an incredible way to cross in the Old Testament. All of this entails a lot of deaths. The prophet Samuel, the first and second kings of Israel, Saul and David, the queen Ahinoam, the children of Saul - daughters Michal and Merav, sons Ish-bosheth and Jonathan were the main persons in the those times. A hero will rise...
The battle-weary King Saul struggles to defend his Kingdom from one of Israel’s ancient enemies, the Philistines, by marrying off his daughter, Merav, to Mattiyahu of Judah. All are hopeful this strategic marriage will unify the twelve Israelite tribes. In the midst of the wedding preparations, the prophet Samuel beckons Saul and relays a message from God that he must destroy the Amalekites, another of Israel’s ancient enemies. Saul dares to challenge the Prophet Samuel, setting in motion a series of calamities that will threaten his rule of the kingdom. Meanwhile, the shepherd, David, is determined to settle his family’s debts. He travels to the King’s palace in Gibeah with his cousin Yoab and makes the bold proposition that he can kill the lion hunting his flock. Queen Ahinoam scoffs at David, but daughter Michal thinks he just might accomplish this dangerous feat,
Saul confides in David after Samuel's prophecy; Ishbaal plans to assassinate the prophet; as the Philistines prepare to wage war, the Israelites realize they're outnumbered; Ahinoam proposes a marriage between her son and the daughter of Eitan.
King Achish has been using his fierce general, Goliath, to demoralize King Saul’s depleted and outnumbered army of soldiers. Saul sends his son Ishbaal to fight Goliath, but when that yields disastrous results, Saul offers any man who beats Goliath a bounty and the hand of his daughter in marriage. Everyone is shocked when David volunteers to fight Goliath with his slingshot in the Valley of Elah. Despite everyone’s pleas, Michal escapes Gibeah, believing her place is by her father’s side at the battlefield. Meanwhile, Rizpah’s true origins are revealed, and David’s older brother, Eliab, inadvertently helps David realize his destiny,
In the midst of battle, David struggles with his feelings for Michal and devises a plan to get King Saul’s approval to marry her instead of Merav. Michal confides in Jonathan and asks him to watch out for David on his journey. Fueled by suspicion and jealousy, Ishbal seeks out Eliab to travel back to Bethlehem so he can find out more about David. Meanwhile, Ahinoam simmers with anger over David’s humiliation of Merav, and Saul empathizes with David’s plight by pledging to be faithful and more loving toward Ahimoam,