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Corvus (Macht Trilogy 2) by Paul Kearney
Corvus (Macht Trilogy 2) by Paul Kearney
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This is the second story in a series, which draws cleverly on the military history of Late Classical Greece. The character of Corvus is a blend of Alexander the Great and Philip of Macedon, his father. Among the inhabitants of the world of Kuf, the Macht are alien. Among their most precious possessions as a people are artifacts which have no equal on Kuf. How and whence the Macht arrived is merely hinted at. The story covers the conquest and unification of the independent city states of the Macht into a kingdom, under the rule of Corvus, who has emerged with a devoted army from the mountains to the north of the cities. He conquers with the aid of bold tactics and new methods of fighting. It… Read more