Like its reincarnated heroes, I was drawn again and again to David Hair's gripping,
Two swayamvaras- 800 years apart, Four lives, interwined forever. And one implacable force of evil- Ravana reborn. Mumbai, October 2010: Bollywood actress Sunita Ashoka will marry the man who wins her hand in Swayamvara Live, a reality show on television. Vikram Khandavani decides to participate, for he needs to draw out his nemesis Ravindra. It is a deadly gamble, one that could cost him everything and everyone he loves. North India, 1175:King Prithvirak Chauhan is about to storm the swayamvara of the beautiful Sanyogita. But Ravindra is coming, riding at the side of a fierce invader. Only Vikram, in his life as Chand Bardai, stands between Ravindra and all the thrones of India. From the floodlit studios of Mumbai to glittering Rajput courts, Vikarm-Chand and his friends battle an age-old adversary whose power is growing like never before...