At around age twenty-twenty-oneish, a young prince became king and prepared for the beginning to a new world. This man was called Alexander the Great. He had been tutored by Aristotle, making him very well educated and smart. This would help him out in his future for great decision making skills and an amazing strategist. The previous king, his father had been assassinated (stabbed in the rib by his former body guard), causing him to tremble with rage and find this man. This started a whole new period of war and tactics.
In order for Alexander to actually become king, he had to endure many difficult tasks. He had to compete against anyone who wanted to be king. This included his brother, whom he managed to beat. I mean, who would go to great extremes enough to kill their own brother?
Alexander becomes the General of Army even before he becomes king. In Thebes, he was declared invincible. Although he may sound very cruel, he had a sensitive side. He would be very kind to his army. He would not just make his own decisions but got their opinion too. That is why so many stayed by his side and didn't leave him even though they were longing to go home. He would also let many of his enemies go free.
Alexander wasn't too easy on the many people he fought though. One of his first discoveries that he was going to be different than many leaders was when he was twelve. He tamed a horse no one could ever tame. He called him Usephalis. The horse stayed by his side forever. During war, he creates a deadly wall of spears. He created some