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Scion of Ikshvaku - Ending clues

Amish talked about leaving clues at the end of Scion of Ikshvaku book during one of his interviews.
If you have completed reading Sita Warrior of Mithila then you obviously have known by now that Vishwamitra(chief of Malayputras) declared Sita as Vishnu. But Amish already left this clue for readers to figure out in the ending paragraph of Scion of Ikshvaku.

Let's look at the ending paragraph of the book.

Jatayu could feel life slipping away. Using his last reserves of will, he raised his body, reached his hand out and pulled Ram towards him. With his dying breaths, Jatayu whispered, ‘Get … her back … I … failed… She’s important … Lady Sita … must be saved … Lady Sita … must be saved … Vishnu … Lady Sita …’ … to be continued

These were the words of Jatayu just before his death in the forest when Ram and Lakshman came running to him. Sita was like a sister to him and he failed to protect her. He first referred to her as Lady Sita a few times and then he said Vishnu.

But we knew fro…

Sita Warrior of Mithila

With less than three days to go, the bestselling author Amish Tripathi is all set to release his second book on Ram Chandra series titled as Sita - Warrior of Mithila. It's been two years since his first book of the series Scion of Ikshvaku was released in June 2015. Fans are eagerly waiting for the upcoming book. Amish started his book writing with Immortals of Meluha around 8-9 years ago, which he self-published after it was rejected by 20 publication houses. The book went on to be a hit following which Amish got instant recognition and he was inspired to write the second book of what is now known as Shiva Trilogy.
Personally, I liked Shiva Trilogy more than the ongoing series. Maybe because we are more familiar to Ramayana than SHIV PURAN. But Amish has a different interpretation of Indian mythology and it is one of his quality to tell the story with a scientific explanation and also with it providing the notion of Karma and a nice insight on philosophy. That is why even though …