|“||The choice is yours, Scar. Either step down or fight.||„|
|~ Simba standing up against Scar to save the Pride Lands from his tyranny.|
In a lot of stories, the hero or heroine fights an antagonist for leadership over a nation, country, kingdom, state, or empire. In other words, he or she is Fighting for Leadership, usually to save an entire civilization, race, or culture. In an animal's case, it would be fighting for Alpha male position.
- Caesar fights Koba to protect the apes and humans from his dictatorship.
- Simba fights Scar to save the Pride Lands.
- Jerry Mouse fights the King of the Cats and his army of cats lead by Tom Cat to reclaim the Holiday Kingdom.
- Rexy fights the Indominus Rex for leadership over the dinosaurs.
- Aladar fights Kron for the Alpha Male position.
- Jack Skellington stands up against Oogie Boogie for leadership over Halloweentown.