In both cases, the less powerful one, Trotsky and Snowball, is eliminated by the more superior one, Stalin and Napoleon. His only action is to warn Boxer of his impending death at the knacker's but this is futile as it occurs too late to do Boxer any good. The novel isn't told from one specific animal's point of view, but rather from the common.
They take pride in banding together to over. They are trapped in a dictatorship, unable to change their situation. Directly related to the idea that the rulers of the rebellion (the pigs) eventually betray the ideals for which they presumably fought, this theme is dramatized in a number of relationships involving the novel's human characters. False Allegiance, a final noteworthy (and again, satiric) theme is the way in which people proclaim their allegiance to each other, only to betray their true intentions at a later time. Tyrants, broadly speaking, Animal Farm satirizes politicians, specifically their rhetoric, ability to manipulate others, and insatiable lust for power. Pilkington reflect the degree to which he (and the other pigs) completely disregard the plights of the other animals in favor of satisfying their own cravings for power. The pigs allow Moses to stay on the farm and even encourage his presence by rewarding him with beer because they know that his stories of Sugarcandy Mountain will keep the animals docile: As long as there is some better world somewhere even after death. Twelve voices were shouting in anger, and they were all alike.