This play examines the season and times when Jesus Christ was born into this world. In a small marketplace in Bethlehem, four friends gather to sell whatever merchandise they can get their hands on. It is a time of Roman rule, when Rome has united the world military-wise, while Greece has influenced the world culturally. There is one government, and predominantly one language, and much trouble.
Jacob has been slowly sinking away from the normal cycle of life to pursue knowledge in light of a series of dreams he has been having. He has calculated that the birth of the Messiah is very near, amidst the skepticism of his three friends, but none of them truly know just how accurate Jacob’s predictions are.