The Phalanx

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The third and final symbol of Leonidas's ultimate boon is the Phalanx. The Phalanx is a group of soldiers lined next to one another. Each soldier's
shield protects the man to his right from thigh to neck. The soldiers also stick their spears forth from the wall of shields, such that any enemy
will either be crushed against the shields or stabbed the second they get close enough. The phalanx symbolizes the unity that Leonidas and his men
share in their battle against the persian army. Despite that these 300 spartans, including leonidas, die, they achieve the ultimate boon of victory
even after the death of their king. In his dying moments, leonidas proves that even the god king Xerxes can bleed by cutting him with a spear throw.