About the Book: Three
A hero sets sail.
An island is found.
A nation is born.
Early thirteenth century CE. The Srivijaya Empire, considered to be one of the
worlds greatest maritime forces, has been abruptly left powerless in a swift
With nothing but a meaningless crown, a once-lauded navy and the will to keep
alive the name of Srivijaya against the endless onslaughts of old enemies and
ambitious neighbours, Emperor Prabhu Dharmasena and his kin leave behind their
island realm to traverse the seas, desperate and homeless.
Among those who sail with him is the Emperors youngest son, Nila Utama, for whom
loyalty and honour have ceased to