|Videssos Besieged (1998) [Novel]|
by Harry Turtledove
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Series: Time of Troubles, the
(From the publisher):
With the arrival of Spring, the Emperor Maniakes vows to unleash his battle-hardened troops against the enemy capital, where a hated despot sits arrogantly on the throne.
But from the moment Maniakes reaches the land of the Thousand Cities, he is plagued by a question no one can answer. Where is his nemesis, the ruthless commander whos cavalry no opposing force can withstand? The answer is cataclysmic. In a bold tactical stroke, the enemy general has thrown his bloodthirsty army against the very gates of Videssos itself.
Now besieger becomes besieged, as Maniakes struggles to avert total catastrophe...
Original title: Videssos Besieged
Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy→ Alternate and Parallel Worlds
Fiction→ Fantasy→ Historical
Fiction→ Fantasy→ Secondary Worlds→ Political