16% done with War and Peace


Here we get a glimpse of the older generation believing their own b.s. Only Kutuzov knows Austerlitz will be lost because he’s a realist. Yet the plans move forward independent of everyone and there is no stopping it, much like the scene on the bridge on the first battle where nobody can cross because there are too many men already moving. Here we see what Tolstoy is teaching us slowly reveal itself.