In most of nature, the alpha is the strongest of the pack. A creature of immense strength, large in size, a leader from birth.
Hippos, bumble bees, Wayans brothers, most of the time they just look for the biggest amongst them.
But not all alphas are born, children. Some animals become great. Use their mind to form respect, and build alliances.
Your father has recently used this technique to stunning effect.
It is now your turn, my son. Feed his desires. Give Dakota this chicken chow mein.