History on Fire

How to Gain Power and Wealth by Murdering Your Siblings

It is bad for a king to die without heirs. But even after having your first son, it doesn’t hurt to have a few more, just in case… If they all survive and outlive you, though, things may get awkward. Your perfect contingency plan just turned into a liability. Brotherly love tends to leave the building when the only thing standing between you and the crown is an unfortunate accident happening to your annoying older sibling… Daniele will take you through a brief history of some dynastic power struggles.