What if the Varangian Guard became the Byzantine Janissaries in a way that they could overthrew emporers, yet were a highly skilled and functional military force. Say they actually became a fully fledged military unit and not just palace guards, armed and armored with the latest and best equipment the Byzantines could offer. Perhaps they even become a seperate mercenary army, numbering in the 10s of thousands. Give me your thoughts and ideas as to how i could make an alternate history scenario in the comment section below, and as always, thanks for reading!
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