Abandoned by the British, Carl was isolated, but it is not tempered his zeal and determination to avenge the attempted invasion of Burgundy. At this point, Charles Louis offered to conclude a contract, thus eliminating the last possible obstacle to Duke in the Swiss cantons. This unexpected for all contract infuriated friends of Louis in Switzerland, but he did not really care. Friendship meant nothing to him; Swiss will defend their land as with him and without him. Cool, confident, which makes Louis used due to conduct a kind of bloodless war, destroying rivals by proxy.