Politics

The Ides of June

It had been a triumphant rise to power. He’d been a sickly boy, but highly intelligent. Over the years, he had maximised his chances; and, in power, he was determined to make full use of them. A strategic thinker with a strong will, he’d only been in charge a short time, yet had initiated far-reaching reviews of government systems and begun a process of reform. The previous leader had been bundled off fairly brutally, but the people did not seem to hold it against him. He’d been open in his opposition, and it had been a battle fought in the…

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