Napoleon always admired Alexander The Great and wanted to be like him. It was this quote that inspired the Egyptian Campaign, along with the control over the Suez Canal that came with it, which gave quick access to the Middle East.
Damn, look at my sexy self! Napoleon the Greatest! #undefeatable
All great victories are won in the East!
Napoleon invaded Switzerland to finance his Egyptian Campaign.
After wandering through the desert for months, losing many men to dehydration and madness the French Army finally reach Embabeh, near Ciro. They drank and eat many melons before facing the fierce and admired Mamluk warriors and their commander Murad Bey.
*The Battle of the Pyramids*
O' respectable Mamluks, join our ranks or test your swimming skills and the crocodiles' appetite.
*Ciro, attempting to win over the people*
People of Egypt I'm not Christian, so I shall join you and convert Islam.
“Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. Religion is what keeps the poor from murdering the rich.”
But no alcohol and that other thing too...ummmm
Napoleon was now King of the Pyramids, at least for now...