Bad idea, dude.
Next he’ll go up against a Sicilian when death is on the line.
So does Dinosaur make the bad decisions or influence other people to make them? Probably both, actually.
This is the BDD moment to which I refer people, when they’re the sort of people who will provoke me to invoke him frequently.
Actually we should be glad he did it. We may not have got ‘War and Peace’ if Napoleon wouldn’t have taken this decision.
What’s really funny is that about 130 years later, Hitler though he could do it with tanks. Russian mud, frozen slush and ice were a befitting hell the Wehrmacht ran into. Superior firepower means nothing when you’re pinned down in muck, frozen in place and then have to set fire to all the gearboxes because the oil has turned into stiff jello that won’t flow into the gears and bearings.
Also the Russians abandoned and burned down their cities and towns before Hitler got to them. And cut their supply lines behind them.
It was a good attempt at stopping the crusades, but it just ended up with a rebranding.
The stockholm syndrome play was nasty, and now the war is most likely endless.
Until tectonics comes into play and resets the board…