Kings, Warriors and Priestess Queens The Second Intermediate Period is coming to its end. On land and river the Thebans attack the Hyksos, pushing them northward towards their capital. King Ahmose I and his mother Queen Ah-hotep are pummeling their foes, while raising up their friends. We met two of these: Ahmose Ibana, a commoner, [...]

War up and down the Nile Catastrophe hits the Theban resistance when King Seqen-en-Re Tao is killed. His body must be retrieved from the battlefield and given proper burial, a task which falls to his widow. The Queen Ahhotep I comes to power as regent, and through political and personal will she keeps the Theban kingdom together. [...]