After one excursion trip into the great pyramids, the Vizier was able to get on his hands on one of the most powerful artifact man has ever known. When unleashed, it grants the user the ability to teleport back in time and change things the way he desires it to be. The only one who can stop him is the Prince of Persia. With his innate athletic ability, he can actually bounce off walls and run on ledges making it a lot quicker than actually climbing one. Enemies will try to stop you at every turn and now it's a matter of how you overcome it that makes you a better player.