This fascinating and gripping book is the 6th and probably the final volume of the wonderful Tyrant series.
Sadly I miss the historical details from the Historical and Author's notes within this book, but still I'm happy that this book contains, just like its predecessors, a well documented glossary and great maps of the most important parts, the likes of great places and countries which are important to this part of the Ancient world, and not to forget there's a map of the Battle of Ipsus of 301 BC.
The historical details has been worked out in a most fantastic fashion within this story, and thus making this book such a very compelling tale to read, with in their midst our main characters, the twins Satyrus and Melitta.
Superb storytelling makes this book such a sensational read, simply because the author has the ability to keep you spellbound throughout with this thrilling Ancient Greek historical adventure story.
What I sadly miss is a time/year direction in which to place this terrific tale, but at the same time I would like to say that it does not degrade the story itself in any way, and so in my humble opinion the main part of this book has moved on towards the year 301 BC, with at it's ultimate height the final conclusion, which is the famous Battle of Ipsus in that same year of 301 BC.
The story itself is about the control of the Empire, Alexander the Great's legacy of course, and over that control will be fought between two factions, on the one hand the Macedonians under the leadership of Lysimachos, Seleucus and Cassander, and on the other hand the Antigonids under the leadership of Antigonus One-Eye and his son Demetrius.
What will follow is a most wonderful description and thus telling about the conflicts, scheming and treachery between these two factions, which will eventually lead to the ultimate Battle of Ipsus where all will be decided in a hard fought bloody way.
Highly recommended, for this has been a superb series, and thus in my opinion therefore this book is "A Tremendous Fitting End"!
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