THE MANNIFESTO: VOLUME I, CHAPTER VII
To be quite frank, this essay doesn’t need polished presentation, nor well-articulated reason, nor well-timed salvos of ‘mind-shattering new theory’. I simply plan to prove the following:
Stannis’s campaign in the north draws directly on elements of Napoleon Bonaparte’s most famous triumphs: at Ulm, Austerlitz, and Arcola.
Specific elements of Stannis’s northern campaign are derived from Hannibal’s famous victory at the Battle of Cannae.