This is the story of Gilgamesh, King of Uruk and his lost love Enkidu. Gilgamesh - being immortal - was searching very long. In fact he had searched the whole world to find the one he had lost. And then it was almost impossible to convince Lucien that he was the one, just another embodiment ...
Julian, dancer at Berlin's State Opera, comes from a one night stand, determined to leave his sober minded partner alone on Christmas Evening. He is looking for something else. But on his stroll through the city he meets people who make him change his mind.
Leandro arrives in Rome to work in the famous Villa Giulia. At Sebastian's birthday party he falls in love with Sebastian's cousin Daniel, owner of a castle in South-Tyrol in the north of Italy. In Rome's gay community two murders happens and everything seems to point to Cardinal Borghese. Leandro is in high danger when he acts as the bait, leading to a show down at Capitol Hill.
This is the ancient tale of Theseus, prince of Athens, who tries to stop Athens' tribute to Crete. He will not only meet a monster in a labyrinth but perhaps the love of his life. But the Gods are not always friendly. Being a plaything to the moods of the Gods, Theseus and Arian are stranded on the isle of Naxos where they will meet their fate and a God's private competition.
Florence, Italy. On the cemetery of San Miniato young Luca Montori meets Alessandro, the noble lad of the famous family Gondi-Lucertola. Both come from a very different origin, and yet they find a common base. After a mutual spent summer, Luca starts his apprenticeship at a workshop, and Alessandro starts his study at the university of Pisa. But then Alessandro is faced with a very difficult decision that will influence everything he believes in.
Nicholas is a young street painter in Berlin and full of painful memories until he meets Marcus Weidenbruch, who turns his life up side down. He could be happy if but for Marcus' selfishness and his old friend Sebastian coming from Rome to celebrate Christmas plus Nicholas first exhibition. Marcus doesn't realize that Nicholas is in danger - with his heart because Sebastian is a big temptation - and with his body, for an old friend of Marcus has turned friendship into hate.
Maxim, occasionally piano player at Berlin's gay bar,Made in Heaven has a long crush on Christian. When he sees his chance he takes it, not knowing that fulfilled dreams do not always hold what they promise. Being thrown in a jumble of feelings he's unaware that Christian is not what he seems to be and that some relationships are sealed in hell. Tim's waiting for Maxim, but he doesn't realize that Tim would do everything for him until it is almost too late.
Simon - HIV-positive - tries to sort out his life. It will be a long journey until he realizes that there is more than self-pity and takes Ben's outstretched hand. Both are involved in the chase for an old masterpiece of Michael Pacher, the South-Tyrol woodcarver of the 15th century. Their way leads them to Prague and to the mysterious connections of the Order of the Knights of Malta.