The book continues the story of the powerful warrior; Afonja, through the various political events of the 17th century Oyo Empire and what led to the decline of Ilorin. As Afonja pursues his desire to claim his promised Kakanfo title, his megalomania grows and he metamorphoses into a man who sees hi..
When Alaafin Abiodun Adegolu died, the Oyo Empire was in a slow decline. The provincial chiefs who helped him defeat the tyrannical Bashorun Gaa had grown in power and the Oyo chiefs were more politicians than warriors. So, when the Oyo Mesi selected a provincial prince, Aole Arogangan to ascend the..