The seat of the Chandel dynasty, Mahoba, epitomizes power and glory. When Parmardidev Chandel inherited the throne of Mahoba, he was oblivious to the covetous machinations and plots that this event set off. The Thehuns, a dangerous race of human-like creatures from the ravines, Musa, the chief of a nomadic tribe of snake charmers, his vivacious daughter Marina, and the gluttonous king of Barwa, Bali, each play a vital role in shaping Mahoba's future. Who among them remains loyal to the throne, and whose allegiances have slyly shifted? Who is the rogue ascetic Kamrupa, whose mere mention makes the mightiest of men shudder? What led to the rise of Aryavart's Aalha and Udal, the valiant brothers known for defeating the mighty Prithviraj Chauhan?
"If you like history meeting fantasy, with a dash of thrill, read on. I wouldn't be surprised if you are reminded of Devkinandan Khatri's famed fable, Chandrakanta." - Ashish Vidyarthi