Overwhelmed Anthony retreated with the remnants of his army over the Alps. The Senate was very pleased with his defeat, and even more by the fact that it dealt with the hands of Octavian. Now that is a direct threat to the state has passed, many believed that it was time to put in place and this is an ambitious young man. The matter turned so that the winner was announced at Mutina, Decimus Brutus. Name Octavian was not mentioned in the orders of the Senate. Outraged all this, Octavian demanded a triumph for military exploits. In response to the senators sent him a contemptuous refusal, explaining it by the fact that he was still too young and he needs to grow to triumph. Faced with such contempt for himself, he nursed a grudge Octavian and began to look for ways to get closer to Antony. Soon it became known that Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, whom the Senate, together with Decimus Brutus commissioned to wage war against Antony, moved to the side of the last seven his legions, and many other parts of the valuable equipment. After this, Antony again become a formidable opponent. To counter it, the Senate summoned the two legions from Africa and sent for support to Cassius and Brutus. Octavian also urged to act against Antony, but he instead began to incite his soldiers to resentment. He pointed out to them that while in the Senate, dominated by the relatives of the murderers of Caesar, allotments, tsezariantsev veterans can be selected at any time. Only he, Caesar's heir, can guarantee their safety, and for this purpose they shall require for him consular authorities. The army unanimously welcomed Octavian and immediately sent centurions with the requirement for him consular authorities. When the Senate refused again this daring and illegal demands directly, Octavian raised his troops crossed the Rubicon and led to Rome eight legions.