Rune Wars Episode IV A New Hope is the first film released in the Rune Wars saga. The film was released in the year 177 and it was the highest grossing film for that year.
The opening crawl reveals that it is a period of civil war and that Princess Leia Schiscm has stolen the plans to the Varrock Empire's ultimate weapon; the Death Rune. Leia's vehicle is boarded by the Empire's sinister agents including: Darth Evader, the most notorious villain in all of Gielinor. Leia determined to deliver the message to Obi-Wan Morrisane, who lives in a hut in the Kharidian Desert. Leia puts the plans in R3-D3 and he and D-3PO go into the Kharidian Desert until they're found by imps, small scavenger creatures who deal in mechanical trade.
The film cuts to young farmboy, Duke Horacio Skywalker who purchases the droids for aunt and uncle. When he goes back to his home he discovers the burning corpses of Aunt Beru and Uncle Owen. Enraged, Duke decides to fight the Empire. As he looks for Stormtroopers he is attacked by a dwarf. Luckily, Ben Morrisane rescues young Duke and takes him to his home in the Kharidian Desert. There they discover Leia's message in R3-D3 and Ben or Obi-Wan as his real name was revealed in the message gives Duke his father's lightsaber. They then plan to go to Al Kharid, the filthiest scumhole in Gielinor. They travel by magic carpet. When they get there they find the "Al Kharid Cantina" and as they see all the monsters they see a man who shoots and kills a goblin named, "Greedy". The man, who identifies himself as Dan Solo, captain of the Millennium Falcon. Dan agrees to take Ben and Duke to the Death Rune. He and his partner, Chewbacca the Wookiee, take them to the Millennium Falcon and they travel to the Death Rune. Once there, Dan and Duke don Stormtrooper uniforms in order to sneak through the Death Rune. Ben in the meantime shuts down the shield generator. After, they rescue Leia they go through a trap door into a dump and have to escape. Once they escape, they quickly find their way back to the ship. When they get their Duke sees Darth Evader killing Ben.