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Oh, I've already decided that there will be gallons and gallons of gin and
tonic at the party.

Rhodri


On Sat, Jun 22, 2013 at 2:57 PM, Kirk Poore <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>  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 while  marching 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
>
> You know, I think the party needs to be a Pavel remembrance too.  Like egg
> rolls,
> gin & tonic, a token amount of local bad beer ("Houghdepough Gold, the one
> beer to have when you're having more than one!",  the entertainment should
> including beating a king-shaped quintain with a traffic cone--and trying to
> get out of the  way of the return stroke.
>
> Kirk
>