The odds never seem to be in my favor with tactical combat games. Or rather, I do not perceive the odds to be in my favor. Going all the way back to Final Fantasy Tactics on the PlayStation, if there was ever a five-percent chance for my well-positioned killing blow to miss, then my target would no doubt raise their shield and block the strike.
The camera zooms in on an exhausted looking Napoleon Bonaparte. Instead of his usual subdued suit, he wears the dress uniform of the Grande Armée.
People of France! Like you, I am stunned and heartbroken at the unprovoked attack upon our nation. I know many of you fear that this new darkness will consume first Paris and then the world.
'The modern young man ... is a congenital idiot and wants a nurse to lead him by the hand and some strong attendant to kick him regularly at intervals of a quarter of an hour.'
-- Aunt Dahlia (PG Wodehouse)