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MR-Disc: What A Knight Requires

Poster: edh@ascc01.ascc.lucent.com

The emperor then urged Breunis Saunce Pite' to ask what a
man of arms needs, to which the king replied:

"The first and principal thing a knight requires is to support the
weight of his armor; the second is to practice arms constantly;
the third is to withstand hunger; the fourth is to be able to sleep
badly and live uncomfortably; the fifth is to fearlessly risk his
life for justice and the common good, thus saving his soul as
though he had been pious and chaste all his life; the sixth is not
to fear the sight of blood; the seventh is to skillfully defend
himself and slay his enemies; and the eighth is to be ashamed of
craven flight."

* Why isn't horsemanship on this list?

* Should anything be added for a KSCA?  Like a truck or van?

* Should anything be deleted for the Current Middle Ages?  For instance,
  does the "saving his soul" part violate General Order Six from the BoD?

-- Alfredo
Alfredo el Bufon
Elvegast, Windmaster's Hill, Atlantia

Mens regnum bona possidet (A good mind possesses a kingdom).
                    --Seneca: Thyestes, ii. 380.

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