Krispos of Videssos
Against all expectations, Krispos had won the crown of Videssos. But how long could he hope to keep head and crown together?
For trouble was brewing in every, quarter. Civil war erupted under Petronas, the late Emperor's uncle. A brilliant general and a canny politician, Petronas had a very personal score to settle against the upstart Krispos.
And even as rebel troops took the field against the untried Emperor, outland raiders swept down from the northlands in a tide of carnage. The power stemmed from foulest sorcery, and Videssos' wizards could not counter its evil curse.
Krispos reign showed every sign of being brief -- and very bloody...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
The wooden reworking of the biography of Basil II, the great, of Byzantium continues. This is not Harry's best work, but as a Byzantinist, I give it a half star for effort. Read full review
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After his own successful usurpation of the Videssosian crown, Krispos has to work hard to keep it and his head. assailed from without by a raider who used the grim Haloga tribesmen to wrher infedeak ... Read full review