Dune was a world of paradox now—a world under siege, yet the center of power. To come under siege, he decided, was the inevitable fate of power. - Frank Herbert
It's hard not to be a fighter when you're constantly under siege. - Cassandra Duffy
A judicious enemy anticipates siege while relishing in peace, therefore, to find such an enemy unprepared you must first distract him with the very thing he is mindful of.