This series goes consistently down hill. This is book 5.
“‘Then will he strip his sleeves and show his scars, and say, “These wounds I had on Crispin’s day.”
“Do you think it wise to greet a new Oligarch while wearing clothes soaked in his predecessor’s blood?” Jani bared her teeth. “Welcome to Shèrá, Your Excellency.”
“This exodus will be handled properly.”