OverviewScion of Ikshvaku, the first book in the Ram Chandra series, was released on 22 June 2015 by Westland Limited. SynopsisScion of Ikshvaku is another spectacular book from Amish Tripathi of the Shiva Trilogy fame. This time Amish has decided to explore the intricate kingdom of Ayodhya in the Sapta Sindhu region and has woven his observations and understandings of their politics into this fascinating book. The plot of the book follows the journey of a tortured and cast-aside prince who, under the tutelage of Sage Vashistha, grows to become an extremely skilled warrior with a knack for fair ruling and justice. The tortured prince is none other than Ram. When the kingdom falls into the ravages of Raavan, the people of the kingdom become despondent and look forward to the coming of a saviour.The saviour comes in the form of Prince Ram, who proves his mettle and further angers Raavan by winning Sita's hand in marriage at her swayamvar. What ensues is a furious battle of strength, strategy, and justice.From a tortured prince to a respected king to a much-worshipped god, it has it all. The book is generously peppered with political plot lines and nail-biting drama which will ensure that you don't put it down until you finish it! About the Author Amish Tripathi is the author of the Shiva Trilogy, which is the fastest selling book series in Indian publishing history. He is an award-winning author and has been hailed as India's First Literary Popstar, 2015.