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The review and study of historical processes is a fascinating task. When establishing any sequence of events which led to the great happenings of human history, we often may find some patterns. It seems as if everything followed some kind of script, to get those results. Is amazing to realize how the slightest variation on a simple link of that chain of events, might have produced completely different consequences. A "what if..." question many times arises, opening the doors to the imagination.
At the same time some predestined people emerge, no matter their origin. They seem to take a road which always leads to put them in front of the main historical changes... for better or for worse. Is interesting to consider if each sequence of facts may create its own characters. On the other hand, might they be who showed the way, with their decisions and acts? Could it exist somehow, a mid point between those extremes? Sure it is a subject for endless debates.