What do we look for in a lord? Strength, generosity, hardness, and success, and why should a man not be proud of those things?
The true master of death, because the true master does not seek to run away from Death. He accepts that he must die, and understands that there are far, far worse things in the living world than dying.
Order and simplification are the first steps toward the mastery of a subject — the actual enemy is the unknown.