Lesser men covet the achievements of their betters. Guard against them. They will empty their storehouses then ravage yours. They will only be satisfied when everyone has nothing.
Kind of a dramatic opener, wouldn’t you say? When someone comes along and takes a chunk of your land because the state wants it for something it might not seem so melodramatic. Sometimes what is or isn’t yours comes down to your ability to defend it. Something to ponder other than your orb maybe.