This biographical narration traces the genealogy, martial qualities, conquests and sacrifice of one of the prominent 18th century Sikh warriors and generals. The whole narrative is chronological, factual, based on the thorough study of well-documented historical records. It is a realistic portrayal of the Sikh general with all his merits and failures. Besides being a biography, it also provides comprehensive information about the violence-ridden state of Punjab and the raging power struggle between the Indian chiefs and Afghan invaders. The whole narrative is written in an objective stance and simple vernacular idiom.