Archive for the ‘In Worthy Pursuit’ Category

26 Aug
2014

Winning Renown

Everyone wants to be a winner,  After all winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing. In our culture, we have [&hellip

15 Jul
2014

The Future of Honorable Combat

What makes our sport different than nearly every other martial art is that it is the recipient who must call [&hellip

8 Jul
2014

Getting too old for this…

I was recently out with some friends at lunch, and the World Cup soccer games were on all the mega [&hellip

15 Apr
2014

To lighten a heavy load

I authorized rapier this year, in part because, as a member of the Queen’s guard, I felt it was my [&hellip

8 Apr
2014

Making Change

My first North Oaken War Maneuvers (a major melee event in my Kingdom) many years ago, was a place where [&hellip

3 Apr
2014

Passing of the Couter

I, squire to the King Cellach of the Mighty Dragon Kingdom, had the honor to bear witness to the Passing [&hellip

27 Mar
2014

Across the Line

In years past, the Armored Ravine battle at Gulf Wars has been my least favorite melee.  Last year, it may [&hellip

20 Mar
2014

The Heart of the Dragon

  I recently authorized rapier. As part of the Queen’s guard, I felt it was my part to protect the [&hellip

11 Mar
2014

The Mighty Magrat

This week, I’ll be away at Gulf Wars.  One of the best parts of going to war, is after a [&hellip

25 Feb
2014

The greatest fighter among us

I recently returned home from one of the largest tournament events in my Kingdom. The fighting was more intense than [&hellip


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