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Om Kings Man Trilogy Book III
Twelve-year-old Amunhotep III has ascended the throne, becoming king of the richest empire on earth. The boys mother acts as regent, but she has brought to court the renowned seer, Huy, son of a humble farmer, to be scribe and counsel to her royal son. Its a position of power and responsibilityone fraught with intrigue and the lure of corruption. For it is Huy who controls the treasury, the military, all construction, and taxationand perhaps most important, its his task to choose the young Pharaohs queen. His actions and premonitions, as well as his legendary past, make him very few friends and a great many enemies... The Kings Man continues the story of Huyfirst seen in The Twice Born and Seer of Egyptand his rise to power and fame. With her meticulous research and compelling prose, Pauline Gedge immerses readers in the ancient and fascinating culture that was Egypt.