[Northkeep] A regional meeting at Mooneschadowe

Emily Minier adalia.nyx at gmail.com
Wed Sep 15 13:14:31 PDT 2010

Well said.  Well said, indeed!!!!

On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 4:59 PM, Theresa Kwasny <raptorboss at cox.net> wrote:

> Gassion,
> The way I see it,  we already have a regional identity that goes beyond the
> boundaries of our kingdom.  We deserve a name that matches that identity
> and
> makes sense, not only within our kingdom, but to the known world as a
> whole.
> We ARE Northern Ansteorra, THE North , and that makes some sense within our
> kingdom, But speak of THE North to the  folks of Calontir or Northshield ,
> and they are a bit puzzled.  They know Northern Ansteorra, they know us to
> be formidable; formidable as either Allies or Foes but they also know that
> they are truly north of our lands.  The only place that we are truly north
> of, is the rest of Ansteorra, and that does not speak clearly enough of who
> we are.
> Ansteorra's adversaries pick us out from the rest of the army at war,
> focusing on the Moonschadowe scutums on the armored field, or the Northkeep
> ensign on the Rapier field, and then they amass troops to send at US.  They
> know us.  They know us well!    I know from experience, that it isn't
> always
> Moonschadeen spears behind those scutums, but other Northern warriors; and
> I
> have seen Northern swashbucklers rally to the Ensign, even taking it up
> lest
> it fall.    As I said, we have this huge glorious regional identity, our
> actions speak it loud and clear.  It is time it had a name.
> Therese
> >Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2010 07:45:59 +0000
> >From: Carl Fryday <gassion_de_beaumarchais at hotmail.com>
> >To: <northkeep at lists.ansteorra.org>
> >Subject: Re: [Northkeep] A regional meeting at Mooneschadowe
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> >For as long as I've been an Ansteorran the Region ahs been mostly refered
> to as the Northern Region.  I'm not sure that a new regional name will be
> of
> >benefit.  The unity of the northern groups would not lieky be improved,
> nor
> do I think that we should try.  There is a feeling of brotherhood in our
> region >already.  The region has the right mix of comunity and competition
> already, IMHO.  What is to be gained with this initiative?  I'm not against
> the idea,
> >just wondering why and why now?  Whatever the decision, I have faith that
> what I love about the region will remain.
> >
> >Gassion
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