A. "Persistence counts."
A. The ability to look like Tom Selleck and sound like Sam Elliott.
A. Mercenary aviator rated in tactical jets and helicopters with a hangar full of copilots, mechanics, and armorers straight out of the Victoria's Secret's catalogue.
A. Hannibal, for unrelated reasons.
First, I grew up around exotic animals and would really like to know how got any of those elephant(s) over the Alps.
Secondly, he's an intriguing figure: extremely smart, one of the great captains, and a man who pursued his life's goal with single-minded zealotry, came within reach of that goal--and narrowly missed it.