60% done with War and Peace


I like the image of Napoleon looking through his spyglass at the battle below and, in the eye piece seeing first Russians, then his own French, but then when he looked with his naked eye he could not make out anything. Such is how much control he had.

Tolstoy is going to beat this point to death, and I get it, I really do, but victory often comes from morale, and morale comes from leadership and training.