The Pallavas are strong now ... Pulikeshi is old. If there is a war ... I don't think the Chalukyas can beat the Pallavas.'
Seventh century India. Narasimhavarman I, the young Pallava king, promises his dying father to avenge the humiliating defeat inflicted upon their clan by the Chalukyas during the Battle of Pullalur in 618. Thus begin the preparations for a long-drawn conflict and three valiant Pallava captains embark on their journey to form unexpected alliances and weaken the Chalukya allies before the fateful encounter at the Battle of Vathapi.
In Nandi's Charge, get ready to embark on this tumultuous journey where blazing battles are fought, spies weave their intricate webs, shocking secrets unravel and love emerges even amidst the chaos. Spanning from central Lanka to Ujjain, the trio also navigate through a maze of twists and strategic maneuvers undertaken by the Pandyas, Gangas, and even the Lankan forces. Can the Pallavas navigate treachery and deceit and help Narasimhavarman fulfil his oath?
With its captivating drama and undeniable grandeur, Nandi's Charge, the first book of an enthralling trilogy, is an irresistible page-turner!