The medieval long-sword I'm holding in both hands, over my head, isn't real. It's a wooden "waster," designed for training -- and God knows that I'm not ready for metal blades. Until this afternoon, I couldn't have told you the first thing about swords. I didn't know the difference between a buckler and an épée, didn't realize that... More >>>
Swords, no sorcerors: Clements thrusts at the heart of student Jeffrey Basham.