A king wants his son to understand the true meaning of Christmas so he sends the prince on a quest. The prince is to find an old sage who will tell him the meaning of Christmas. The King gives his son three gifts that he is supposed to give to the sage for telling him the meaning of Christmas. On the way the prince encounters several people that he is able to help but in order to do so he gives away the gifts he was supposed to give to the old sage. The prince returns home and has to tell his father he failed because he gave away the gifts. His father is elated because his son understood the meaning of Christmas.