"It's a waiting game really. Sooner or later my dear brother will make a mistake. Then I will be king."
Life was going wonderfully! He was king of the pride lands, his promise to the hyena's had been delivered. He was even courting a young lioness who was ambitious as he was. Life couldn't be better.
:Info: This is Scar from the Lion King of Disney fame. This is scar from the beginning of his reign, before the drought when everything seemed to be going his way. So naturally, he seems a little full of himself.