Chapter 86, Ready to Kill the Sheep

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"Conquering the heart is of utmost importance, conquering cities is of lesser significance."

Many understand this principle, yet only a few can truly execute it. Julius' recent actions were commendable; likely, no one would associate him with the Butcher General any longer.

Emancipating serfs and distributing land were potent tools to win over the hearts of the people. Even though the farmers still needed to pay for the redemption of the land, Julius still gained a wave of popular support.

Once the local populace learned that they could acquire land for free by cooperating with the government forces to suppress the rebellion, farmers near Budapest spontaneously became volunteers.

The Kosuth Government's capacity to carry out its duties was limited, and with their inability to control all fronts, they couldn't manage to block the spread of news.