“It is I who control the treasury, and people will stand where we throw the money”, Duryodhana argues.

“Dont worry about Drona and Kripa“, Duryodhana consoles the king.
Drona‘s dotting son Ashwatthama is a freind of mine and the guru will stand where his son is. And Kripa would stand where Drona would stand. As for Bhishma, he would always be neutral”.

Dhritarashtra silently agrees to the plan.