When using forces, you must seem inactive; when near, make the enemy believe you are far away; when far away, make him believe you are near.
and crush him. *
2. Trials are unpredictable. As we currently see in the Blogo trial in Chi-town, many unsuspected things can occur during the trial. What seemed a probable occurrence six weeks ago in voire dire, may look entirely different after the prosecution rests.
If your opponent is of choleric temper, seek to irritate him. Pretend to be weak, that he may grow arrogant.
If he is taking his ease, give him no rest.
If his forces are united, separate them.
Attack him where he is unprepared, appear where
you are not expected.
These military devices, leading to victory,
must not be divulged beforehand." *