Harris said the name comes from a sect of assassins during the Crusades who were sent out to perform assassinations “drugged out of their minds,” Harris said.
“But that’s not exactly what our story is about,” he added. It’ s about two Brooklyn stoners who find a magical stash of marijuana, and when they smoke it, “they have flashbacks to the 12th century where these characters were alive and well and doing their duty,” he said. The owner of the pot, one of these 12th century assassins, shows up and hunts them down to reclaim his pot – later they learn he’s there to assassinate the president. — Newsarama