I was thinking about some of our older companions in the sword world dying and taking their stories with them.
I’d like to put a database together where people can submit their own stories. This shouldn’t be too hard. The idea would be to make a publically maintained book. What happened after the war was a once in a lifetime experience. No historian is covering it.
So it’s up to us to do it. Collect the stories of our peers before it’s too late.
If you want to send them in, you can send to me via email until I figure out the software. Every time I get 5 stories I will blog a new entry on it.
The rules are simple:
- please be honest, however, change names to protect people’s identity to Tom, Dick and Harry.
- choose a funny story, a lucky story or an interesting story. “I bought it from Condell at a sword show” is none of that. One of our people was told he would get three swords if he bought the guy’s daughter a bicycle, so he hauled ass off to the store and got the little girl a bike.
I think stories like that document a real and mostly American experience of finding swords. It’s no problem to me to post them in groups of 5 as they come out. I’ll call it “Story Time”.
Have any to share?