David has lost much. He has lost his high rank in the army. His wife has betrayed him. He is forced to flee from his spiritual advisor, Samuel. He has been forced to leave his closest and most loyal friend, Jonathon, behind as he flees from Saul. David is now desperate and seeking help. He is in need of food and weapons. In his flight from Saul, he arrives unexpectedly and then calls on a priest named Ahimelech for aid.