The scimitar is not a weapon for phalanx warfare, but going on a patrol isn't phalanx warfare, either.
I seem to recall that there are peltasts and a Heortling mercenary company stationed at Pavis, too.
> One of the big reasons that they totally
> pwned their enemies is that they had better close-distance
> sword-and-shield combat.
According to Delbr�ck, they remained effectively hoplites, but due to breakdown into separate entities they received increased maneuverability.
> I like it. Underground guerilla wars in the dark. Heortlings look for Uz
> allies. Lunars call for blue moon trolls. Secret stuff down underneath and
> hidden agendas among supposed allies.
Krarsht in all her glory...
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