It was tight, it was stressful, but it was also the most successful season in the 125 year history of Manchester City football club.
This is the 2018/19 season review as seen through the author's eyes, and occasionally, those around him.
The author chronicled key events as they happened to help evoke memories of a stressful but fulfilling chapter of club history under the guidance of the genius that is Pep Guardiola.
Relive every moment as he looks back at City's march towards an unprecedented domestic treble.
There are match thoughts, reviews, spoof articles, opinion pieces galore, player ratings a Q & A and much more besides, as we journey together through a momentous 9 months.
So sit back and enjoy a period in the club's history that will never be forgotten and perhaps never surpassed. The media adulation may have been scant, but the treble without applause will always be held dear by every single City fan in what was a truly special season.
May Week Ball at Cambridge had begun light-heartedly enough, with dancing and lobster and Chateau Yquem.
But before the night was out, Peter Savage had made a decision that would profoundly alter the course of his life.
He needed a summit to strive towards, a goal that lay where no man had ever been and where no one knew the dangers.
Most of all, Peter Savage yearned for the fierce ecstasy of triumph over insuperable odds.
And on the treacherous slopes of the distant Himalayas, far from home, he would find the challenge he was searching for...
Far, Far the Mountain Peak is a thrilling adventure of courage and endurance from a master story-teller.
"A splendid storyteller, and a master at describing battles and campaigns" - Daily Telegraph
John Masters (1914-83) was born in Calcutta. Educated at Wellington and Sandhurst, he returned to India in 1934 to join the Gurkha Rifles. In 1944 he commanded a brigade of Chindits in Burma. Retiring from the army in 1948, Masters then went ...