How does a tyrant seize total power?
A tyrant seizes power by bullying the common people, using fear as the primary motivation to gain power.
A tyrant works with the people whose ideals he or she represents then seizes total power, sharing none with supporters.
A tyrant is elected by the people into a presidency because a tyrant believes in letting the people lead the way.
A tyrant gives power to the faction of people who named him or her “protector.”
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I think its b but I wanted a second opinion
Generally a tyrant gains power through brutal tactics and military
force. Killing is a popular method (as the previous ruler must
often be killed). -Answers.com
A) would probably fit better.