The Council can't talk any sense into A'Ran, and they're amassing this ginormous army to destroy him.
According to VelleIus Paterculus and Pliny, he was a hypocrite and cared for nothing but amassing wealth.
Finished, with the object of amassing sufficient capital to construct a dike for his native town of Tus, which suffered greatly from defective irrigation, a project which had been the chief dream of his childhood.
The folly of absorption in the amassing and enjoyment of wealth is also shown (xii.
Kris never would.ve sent him away, Sasha wouldn.t have stumbled upon the immunity blood, and the demons wouldn.t be amassing an army to send to the human world.