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Nefret
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Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Postby Nefret » Tue February 19th, 2013, 6:59 pm

"Madeleine" wrote:Yikes :eek: ! Do you mind if I ask why?


I just find them interesting. I've got dagger and sais too. Is that a bad thing?
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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LoveHistory
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Location: Wisconsin, USA
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Postby LoveHistory » Wed February 20th, 2013, 2:03 am

I know people in the SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism) who have swords. They don't use them but they sure look impressive mounted on walls. It completes the medieval decor.

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Nefret
Bibliomaniac
Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Postby Nefret » Wed February 20th, 2013, 3:27 am

Two of my swords are Lord of the Rings movie replicas. The others are Japanese (not a katana, but the smaller ones).
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: Heavenfield by L J Ross & Lost for Words by Stephanie Butland
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Wed February 20th, 2013, 9:41 am

"Nefret" wrote:Two of my swords are Lord of the Rings movie replicas. The others are Japanese (not a katana, but the smaller ones).


Oh wow, that's cool. You don't have Anduril, do you?
Currently reading "Heavenfield" by L J Ross & "Lost for Words" by Stephanie Butland

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Nefret
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Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Postby Nefret » Wed February 20th, 2013, 8:44 pm

"Madeleine" wrote:Oh wow, that's cool. You don't have Anduril, do you?


Of course! That's the best one. And Arwen's sword (which was just for the movie). Orcist and Glamdring are pretty awesome too.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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LoveHistory
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Location: Wisconsin, USA
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Postby LoveHistory » Thu February 21st, 2013, 1:59 am

My best thing today is my latest hitting Amazon in paperback. Now I'm waiting for Barnes & Noble to pick it up. Not the first time I've been through this, but it's still nice. :D

Here's a link if anyone wants to check it out. It's not HF, but it's getting good reviews so far. Link to book on Amazon. Also available for Kindle, Nook, and other eReaders.
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fljustice
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Location: Brooklyn, NY
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Postby fljustice » Thu February 21st, 2013, 4:57 pm

"LoveHistory" wrote:My best thing today is my latest hitting Amazon in paperback. Now I'm waiting for Barnes & Noble to pick it up. Not the first time I've been through this, but it's still nice. :D

Here's a link if anyone wants to check it out. It's not HF, but it's getting good reviews so far. Link to book on Amazon. Also available for Kindle, Nook, and other eReaders.


Congrats, LH!
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DianeL
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Location: Midatlantic east coast, United States
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Postby DianeL » Fri February 22nd, 2013, 10:14 pm

Congratulations, LH!! I am finally getting a tablet THIS week, so will cut my teeth on e-book-ness with you and another friend of mine or two. Neato and yay!
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LoveHistory
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Postby LoveHistory » Sat February 23rd, 2013, 3:02 am

Thanks Faith and Diane!

Which one are you getting, Diane?

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DianeL
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Postby DianeL » Sat February 23rd, 2013, 5:49 pm

Actually, I'm more drawn to the DeFord Chronicles, but it appears not to be on Kindle. :) So Bridging it will be, once the tablet gets here. I did ping the "I'd like to read this on Kindle" button for the former, though!
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---Medieval Kingship, Henry A. Myers



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