I'm The One Who... - 2012
...He is an embodiment of the spirit and aspirations of a nation. This heroic figure is not the history as it occurred; he is the history as it was desired. He is more articulate than an account of wars and massacres, revealing convictions of a nation that has long held such a vision...
An introduction to Rostam and Esfandiyar, p. 5, Shahrokh Meskoob
This series introduces a man whose eccentric glories belong to a remote, ambiguous past. His convictions were just a cover-up for the absurdity of his everyday life.