RE: Talking Torcs (and swords and runes)

From: Scott Rogers <amaretto_sirloin_at_...>
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2005 00:41:32 -0700 (PDT)

Fair enough. I was thinking of pro warriors and thanes in a PC sense..

Jane Williams <janewilliams20_at_...> wrote:> > If you openly wear a major rune, especially a
> minority or disturbing rune -
> > WOOOOO! Its like a slap in the face to everyone
> who sees its, a real
> > fear/respect/warning factor. You better have the
> power to back it up.

> Would a warrior not openly wear his runes into
> battle though?

Probably, yes. *Because* of the above. If you're a pro warrior, not just fyrd, anyway.

> I imagine that it would be part of
> the "arming -up" process to daub woad runes onto his
> skin, in addition to donning armour and whetting
> blades etc.

Sure, *if* you're a ritually armed warrior. If you just ran from the field grabbing your spear and hard hat on the way, then maybe not.

Jane Williams


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