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I was holding well till this, this made me cry !

May you never be forgotten old friend !

Lothar

On 6/22/2013 12:57 PM, Steven Boyd wrote:
>
> Her Highness mentioned that I had made a proposal for a tribute to 
> Master Pavel at Pennsic.Now that I have some basic details worked out 
> here it is.
>
> The Calontir Army, and the spirit of camaraderie that fuels it, is the 
> greatest tribute to Pavel that shall last long after this Pennsic.But 
> for this year’s War, we shall do this:Fifteen cloth scutum covers 
> shall be made, each bearing the Arms: *Vert, a pale cotised argent, 
> overall a wren close proper. And for augmentation, on a canton purpure 
> a cross of Calatrava Or**.We will fight, for one war, behind shields 
> marked not with a Falcon, but with a Wren.*
>
> *One shield shall be left uncovered, Pavel’s.It shall be used every 
> battle, traded off as much as possible through resurrections, and held 
> aloft whilemarching to and from the battlefield, and given a place of 
> honor within the Royal Pavilion. *
>
> *One Pennsic, staggering home from an exhausting yet successful Bridge 
> Battle, he turned to me and said, “Well, I have justified my existence 
> for another year.”*
>
> Andrixos