The year is 1799. Napoleon is strategizing with his advisors. A map of Europe is on the table before them…
Napoleon says “Behold, Gentlemen! Our destiny lies within our grasp!” One advisor asks “What is your plan, General?”
Napoleon slams his fist on the table. “All of Europe will fall to our forces. We shall take it piece by piece until our empire is established.
My first step will be to unify the French people behind me!”
“But, General,” began another advisor, “no one has been able to bring the people of France together for decades.
You as just one Frenchman really think you can do what many other Frenchmen have failed to do?” “Corsican”, declared Napoleon.