There's a rumor floating around that we read the Mayan calendar wrong. That the end of the world is really going to happen on October 13, 2023, which agrees with the properly translated Cairo calendar. It's not a rumor.
When Ash is unwittingly drawn into events leading up to the fulfillment of an ancient prophecy, he wants to do his best to help, but his best might not be good enough.
The problem with having an identity crisis is: One minute, you're playing at hero. The next, you're regaining consciousness, covered in blood; with dead bodies strewn all over the place, wondering what just happened.
The problem with having the fate of the entire world hanging in the balance is that the only way to know you've won is if everything is still in one piece at the end of the countdown.
Will Ash make it in time to prevent the end of everything? What if he fails?