Oh totally, we thought they had is on numerous occasions
It was a close fight
We have been a small fish against a larger, better, more organised foe
We fought hard, had fun, but lost anyway.
Not worried about winning, working as a team to push add far as we can is our play. Whether we end up on top or demolished.
You are wrong, they all gave up their bonuses to stay with us. And they wanted his blood. He didn't want to fight, he wanted power over others. Otherwise he would have fought us from the start.