A saga of inspired leadership and a band of brothers who triumph against all odds. Henry V is the quintessential saga about the creation of a band of brothers who triumph against all odds. Newly crowned, King Henry faces his first major challenge against the mighty French army. Henry's compulsive decision to let loose the dogs of war leaves him and his troops outnumbered. Facing sure disaster, Henry rallies his troops with a St. Crispin's Day speech to prepare for one last heroic battle. Henry V follows the epic tale of Prince Hal started in Henry IV (Seattle Shakespeare Company, Fall 2008).