The stunning story of the friendship between a boy named Lukas, his eagle Abel and Danzer, the ranger. Lukas, a young boy raised by an authoritarian father, collects an eagle fallen from the nest. He names his new companion Abel and deals with it in secret with the help of Danzer. The eagle and the child tame and grow together. But when the day comes for Abel to take flight, will Lukas manage to take his own?