Ivan the Terrible ruled in Russia. He had a "good period" and a "bad period". During his good period, he gained land for Russia and established a code of laws, His bad period began when his wife, Anastasia Romanov, died. He claims that the Boyers, or Russian landowners, killed his wife. To punish them, he creates a police force. Towards the end of his rule, he has an argument with his son and kills him.