Badass: A Relentless Onslaught of the Toughest Warlords, Vikings, Samurai, Pirates, Gunfighters, and Military Commanders to Ever Live : Throughout history - from the bone-crushing age of antiquity to the sack-tearing modern era - there have been larger-than-life ass-kickers with a natural talent for unleashing their epic bloodlust on anyone who crossed them. They built empires, smashed armies, and ravaged civilizations for wealth, glory, and ultimate supremacy. Sometimes villains, sometimes heroes, sometimes criminally insane, they had one thing in common: They were all . . . Badass! Chandragupta Maurya: An Indian warlord who commanded an army of drunken war elephants and employed an elite detachment of highly trained female bodyguards. Peter Francisco: An unsung hero of the American Revolution, this powerful giant battled the British with a massive five-foot-long broadsword. Wolf the Quarrelsome: A mysterious barbarian leader who only appears in history twice - and both times he's kicking someone's ass. Bhanbhagta Gurung: A fearless Gurkha who won the Victoria Cross by clearing out six Japanese foxholes with nothing more than grenades, a bayonet, and a knife. From Alexander the Great to George S. Patton, from Genghis Khan to Bruce Lee, this pantheon of ass-kicking awesomeness should inspire you to quit your stupid job and dive headfirst into a new career as a professional badass.
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