Istanbul, 1592: the arrival of a mysterious manuscript at the court of Sultan Murad III, claiming to know the location of the fabled Armour of King David, sends the Sultan into a frenzied desire to track it down. Despite being the most powerful man in the world, he has never led armies into battle and craves the protection of the legendary breastplate before he takes the field. It is to the elite Ruzgär unit that the Sultan turns to locate the Armour. This journey will be dangerous. Each warrior is aware that it could change their lives forever, and that for some of them, this mission to find King David’s Armour will be their last.
Rehan Khan works in the telecoms sector and is a visiting professor at an international business school.