The Kingdom at the End of the Road (Swedish: Riket vid v?gens slut) is the third book in Jan Guillou's The Knight Templar (Crusades trilogy) book series. This book follows the fictional character of Arn Magnusson as he returns home to Sweden after 20 years as a Knight Templar.
The book starts with Arn coming home to the abbey in which he grew up and reuiniting with his kinsmen. Arn, now an experienced knight, has great plans for Sweden. To build a superior and centralized fighting force to create a stable peace within the three countries that will one day be known as Sweden. He is also forced repell two invasions by the Denmark-supported pretender to the throne, Sverker Karlsson.
This book covers the last part of Arn's life and argues that Arn is the de facto founding father of modern Sweden.