“ The Trojan opposition has demoralized some of the troops. I guess most were expecting that we would appear in great numbers and frighten them into returning Helen without bloodshed.
If our fragile alliance starts to fracture, we will have a difficult time keeping enough troops in place to get the job done. We need to parade some heroes before the soldiers. That should give them a shot of courage.
Find three heroes and tell them to return to me. ”