Mahmut is a young Pasha serving on the general's council of Türkiye. The clouds of war are gathering over his country. With Türkiye's council split between the warmongers and the pacifists, Mahmut begins his quest to keep the peace at any cost. As he finds himself deeper and deeper in the politics of the ancient world, new enemies and allies surface. Who will prevail? What will Mahmut do if war proves to be inevitable? The Stratocracy of Altair is a historical drama with clean art and an interesting storyline. Shounen lovers are likely to enjoy this, but fans of other genres are also encouraged to check it out. There's something for everyone -- be it action, politics, bishounen or angst.