The story of Lord Nelson and how he defeated the French and Spanish armadas is a great tale about a man who is emperor of his own destiny.
When faced with the fact that he was vastly outnumbered Lord Admiral Nelson did not waver. Instead of turning tale and running, as was the advice given, Nelson chose rather to push forward to victory.
How often have you allowed others to make and hold the rules of the game for you? To be the master of your reality, the emperor, is to be able to make your own rules.
Modern movie magic that will assist you to perceive more in this tale: 3:10 Yuma, Appaloosa, Revolver, Gladiator