Three Monkeys is set in the world of Byzantia, a world which has been plunged into darkness by a curse that has ripped the sun from the sky. Once a rich, colourful land, the denizens of Byzantia are now prisoners in their vilalges; should they venture out into the Abyss - the world outside the protection of the villages' Holi lanterns - the darkness would quickly consume them, eating away at their sanity - their humanity - until they become one of the viscious Crazies that roam the darkness.
Born blind, Tobar isn't affected by the Abyss, and vowes to journey into the world to break the curse. Joining him on the journey is Yoska: a foul mouthed seeing-eye Sprite who acts as Tobar's conduit to the world around him. Of course Tobar's blindness is far from a hindrance. Born into darkness, his other senses have been honed, leaving him incredibly in tune with his surroundings, making him a lethal swordsman