Myn Bala: Warriors Of The Steppe
Myn Bala is the story of young Sartai, a Kazakh teenager faced with a war, his first love, and betrayal. Discovering his own strength, he assembles a detachment of teenage warriors who would play a decisive role in the liberation of Kazakhstan from its oppressors, a powerful tribe called Dzhungars.
The orphaned Sartai, the son of an unjustly slain military commander, escapes the Dzhungars with a small group of villages. Hiding in the remote Kazakh mountains, he decides to take up the fight against the occupiers. Rumors reach nearby villages and hundreds of teenage boys flock to join him. His efforts to protect his friends and his beloved Sere, f-rce Sartai to gather his group of young warriors, even as he battles the emotional turmoil experienced by every teenager in the world.
In 1729 Sartai leads his army of a thousand boys into battle with the fierce, powerful Dzhungars at Anyrakay. Thanks to his military prowess, they claim victory. Sartai becomes a legend in his native Kazakhstan, which is free after decades of terror.