It is only right to chase after what has been deemed yours. Even it is an empire. Even it means taking lives, destroying villages, conquering a civilization. However, it is one thing to rise above an empire you’ve built form the ground up, another to rule, to maintain its reign, to build your legacy in history. For some, the latter is the greatest challenge they’ll face. This is where their weaknesses stick out like a sore thumb. This is where they prove their worth and fight for what they believe in. And sometimes, this is a task that not all rulers are capable of. Completing her Empires of Dust trilogy, author Anna Smith Spark presents an emperor at his peak but far from being safe and sane with a finale as bloody and intense as ever before…

Source: The House of Sacrifice by Anna Smith Spark – Bookidote