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Re: Fencing ban in Meridies
Poster: Greg Prevost <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >Date: Thu, 7 Nov 1996 22:14:06 -0500
> >Subject: [TY] Fencing
> >Unto the Populace of Meridies from Their Royal Majesties, Gareth and Rhiannon
> >come Greetings
> >There are times during a reign when a crown must hand down hard decisions.
> > This is one of those times. Due to a variety of factors, We must bring the
> >fencing experiment in Meridies to a close, effective immediately. We take no
> >pleasure in having to make this decision. We are well aware that some of you
> >will be disappointed. For that, We are sorry. Sorrier still We would be to
> >see one of you seriously or mortally wounded.
> >All of these factors together would not cause Us to end the experiment early.
> > However, due to the recent serious injury in a fencing accident, and the
> >penetration of a mask in another accident, We feel that safety has moved to
> >the forefront of the issue. Safety dictates that We act now. It is for
> >these reasons that We end the experiment.
You have to be kidding me! Fencing is now a more dangerous pasttime
then Heavy Combat? And outlawed by the King and Queen in Meridies?
What were they fighting with? Sabers? Well, I know this, I rather have
any fencer come at me then Sir Forgal with a polearm! (GRIN)
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