[Ansteorra-rapier] Re: [Ansteorra] Gardian of the Gauntlet

chiara chiara at io.com
Mon Apr 14 07:05:07 PDT 2003

Did anyone get a picture of the new gauntlet? :)

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Subject: [Ansteorra] Gardian of the Gauntlet

> What a great day for a tournament. The sun was shining
> a cool breeze was blowing. There were pavilions
> surrounding the field to rest under during the
> tournament and to watch the fighting.
> I was doubly blessed to be resting under Baroness
> Sarafina's pavilion. She had a delectable spread of
> munchies and was always refilling my glass with cool
> liquids. I also had the pleasure of the company of
> several folks from Bordermarch, including their Baron
> and Baroness, who were also enjoying Sarafina's
> hospitality.
> There were also a number of minstrels filling the air
> with joyous notes, which strangely enough complemented
> the clanging of swords coming from the field.
> The tournament style promised lots of fighting. It was
> a triple elimination where you fought single until
> your first loss, then obtained a defensive secondary
> until your third loss when you were allowed an
> offensive secondary. It was trilling to see how many
> made it to the final rounds still with single sword.
> Don Shae was the valiant victor after hard fought
> finals, which I believe included Don Iago, Allesandro,
> and Don Christifaro. I have to admit I was lulled by
> the lovely day into taking a nap and thence missed the
> finals.
> Don Shae was graced with a new pass down Gauntlet hand
> sewn by the previous champion Don Aeron's lovely wife
> Lady Elenor.
> The day was topped off by a sumptuous feast prepared
> by Lady Lea. The rum cake dessert was truly sinful.
> A hearty thank you to all how worked so hard to put on
> such a grand and enjoyable event.
> Lady Amerinda di Praga
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