The history of the Scottish nation is full to the brim with glorious heroes and epic struggles. Throughout the centuries of its fight for independence, Scotland gave birth to some truly exceptional men and women, who went above and beyond the call of duty for the freedom of their home country. This fight for independence has ever since inspired every Scottish person - and even bolstered people all across the world. In modern times, the heroic exploits of these fierce men and women have been the subject of numerous movies and TV shows. Arguably the most famous one of these is “Braveheart”, the Hollywood portrayal of one of the greatest heroes of Scotland - William Wallace. Who was this great Scottish freedom fighter? Who was this man who willingly laid down his life for the independence of the nation into which he was born? In this book we will try to unravel the life and times of William Wallace, piecing together his puzzled and short life of struggle and war.