Re: [E_Rapier] Murder Melee aftermath
- From Gerrard: Yes it was a fantastic Murder Melee'.
The weather could have been a wee bit nicer /// however we did manage .
Kudos to all of the participants...
** the winner of the Novice tourney was ...
Merewen de Sweynesheie ( one of my students soo very happy :-) and proud )
Her Husband won the Heavy Newbie tournament as well **
Hmmm Kill me at Lady Mary !! If you can ...Hey I
am getting older and slower ( In theory at least !! )
Play safe / Have fun / Learn / Teach
ohh and go inspect and clean your blades ... they need some TLC too ....
>I'm exhausted. I slept very little in the 3
>nights I was on site. I'm home now, having
>unloaded my own stuff and helping their
>Highnesses unload 2 vehicules as well. Before I
>sleep for the next 12 hours, I wanted to take a
>minute and thank every rapier combatant that
>showed up at Melee this year. I believe that in
>the 4 years I've been marshalling this event
>this was the best one yet. 30 fencers in
>attendance, 3 new authorized fencers, 3 new
>cadets for the EAOD, a new novice champion
>(Earowin, not sure on spelling), a 2 handed
>weapon champion (Lord Archibald), and what I
>believe to be the most succesful woods battles
>we`ve ever had. I was very impressed, and I know
>the other marshals were as well. I hope this
>means that, as a kingdom, we`re learning more
>about melee tactics, and more importantly, etiquette.
>I would like to thank all the marshals and MiT
>who helped out this weekend. In particular I`d
>like to thank Gerrard, Kestra and Giovanni who
>helped me in the woods, Gerrard for running the
>novice tourney so I could play for a while, and
>Kestra, who completed her training this weekend
>and is now Ealdormere`s newest rapier marshal. :)
>A special thanks to His Majesty and His Highness
>for joining us in the woods Saturday morning.
>Thank you for imparting your melee experience to the rest of us.
>I will see you all at Trillium War. Come and out
>and watch me do my Cadet Prize!
>In Service to the dream,
>THL Kurushima Yoshiatsu (Yoshi)