Ducal perogative

Elayne Hoover elyh at wcc.net
Fri Feb 21 02:24:45 PST 1997

dentim at mail.myriad.net wrote:
> Greetings!
> I said...
> >> Is it appropriate for an un-belted fighter to take part in Crown? Should
> >> they use the event as an experience builder, even if they have next-to-none
> >> chances  of winning?
> Sir Galen repiled..
> >Does being unbelted make so much difference?
> >
> >I see no reason for someone who can, in honor, take the Sword Oath, to
> >refrain from fighting in Crown due to lack of confidence.  I always know
> >I'm not going to win Crown.  But I plan to be there in April.  I could
> >be wrong about this, and I think I'd make a fun king.
> >
> >--
> >Viscount Galen of Bristol, KSCA, CSM, etc.

Oh my, Galen.  If you were the king, you would be in charge of an 
awful lot of peasants.

> The two points I wished to make were that 1) A knight is typically sworn to
> uphold the Crown, and the kingdom. A non-belt (who may feel just as
> strongly) typically has not. 2) Should non-belts use Crown as an "audition"
> to the members of the Chivalry? (that's where taking the sword oath "in
> honor" comes in)
> timo
> littlescumsuckingmutantlefty

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