The soldier is like the monk, for whom order is called obedience.
I can't let myself fly with my fantasy because it is against my nature.
I slowly strangle my enemies with a velvet glove.
His Excellence can count, now and forever, on my complete and absolute devotion.
I've never been a rebel general and I've proven that until the end.
I have conquered an empire for Italy and Mussolini has thrown it away.
By this act, all ties with the dreadful past are broken, and my government will be proud to be able to march with you on to the inevitable victory.
I think if we call in the experts we can draw up the full scheme, with the rallying points arranged.
If I announce the armistice and the Americans don't send sufficient reinforcements and don't land near Rome, the Germans will seize the city and put in a puppet fascist government.