Fortune & Luck or Skill & Brains?

“Never knock luck , Prefect. In my experience it is the most important quality in a successful soldier. The gods favour some of us with good fortune. Skill and brains come a distant second.” (Scarrow, 2014, p.140). Scarrow, S. (2014) Brothers in Blood. New York, NY: The Overlook Press. Advertisements


Fortune & Training…

“Think thou that these magnificent, victorious Legionnaires became what they are through some arbitrary stroke of fortune? Nay! They do not sit around congratulating themselves in the wake of every victory. Nay! They spend every moment refining and improving their craft. Without apology, they pursue excellence. Each one knows and understands that he alone stands… Read More