Brother and sister meet Elf Pak. He introduces them to people and events of bygone years that took place in the vicinity of the estate during the time of old England. This is the south of the island of Britain, on the English Channel. Many important events in British history took place here: the Romans marched here, here the Gauls aka “winged hats” tried to conquer Britain. Through the fates of ordinary people, valiant, noble, decent, who participated in significant events for Britain, Kipling tells the story of the island and the formation of the people.