A Difficult Doctrine. With an easy explanation. in Topics Posted 6 hours ago 2 minutes ago, TrueTomHarley said: Another sinister feather in the cap of the northern king. Did he want to tie in the Daniel prophesy? No idea. The primary point was that people would tremble at such signs in the heavens. A space race with military implications was already hinted at in part of the yw book, which was already about Daniel and therefore had the king of the north in its sights.