There is a time to be still and study, to rule through reflection and knowledge informing strategies. To be the brilliant adviser and to renew the caches.
A time to be one of the wise men.
The surface might seem weak compared to a king or general, but there’s an iron core, a stubbornness that will never yield. A steel spine tempered through endless dedication to singular goals, through endurance and persistence and slow gains over much time rather than empires gained in one campaign.
It is the power accumulated by accretion, one bit of information at a time.
He is more of a bull than he seems, massive strength and sharpened horns grown through sheer will and patient listening.