King Hoshea of Israel decides to stop paying vassalage to Shalmaneser V of Assyria in 725 BC. Like clockwork the Assyrian Royal Army comes crashing into Israel. Osorkon IV and king Luli of Tyre have promised support to Hoshea. Will the three allies be able to stop the best army in the world?

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