[Ansteorra] Romantic Personas
duncan_macnamara at hotmail.com
Tue Sep 13 18:14:07 PDT 2005
>I wasn't saying that Pirates are OOP (Out Of Period, SCA Acronym) . . . . .
>There is plenty of references to them . . . . both good and bad.
>The OOP reference was to Ninjas. Though they existed in the SCA time
>have yet to see a european reference to "little slant-eyed men, dressed in
>silk, flinging round disks of knives, and chopping down people people as if
>Only in late period do we find Orientals at all. Through chinese maps show
>Horn and the Ivory Coast (they traded with India by sea) long before Marco
>was a twinkle in anyone's imagination.
>But that's not to say that the handful of Orientals that were around, one
>them could have been a ninja . . . . . . And was polite enough to hide it.
Ahh... my misunderstanding then.
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