Receiving a prophesy before war is declared between two rival empires, Abivard watches his father and the king fall in battle and a greedy bureaucrat capture the crown, in The Stolen Throne, while in Hammer and Anvil, Maniakes, returned from exile as the savior of the Empire of Videssos, must protect his new realm from internal strife, sorcerous at

The Time of Troubles I 2005, Baen Books

ISBN-13: 9781416509042