Pennsic War

Lightning Strikes Great Middle Highway

by the Pennsic Independent Editorial Staff

K3SCA, the amateur radio association which has provided weather forecasting services at Pennsic for the last eight years through their radio link with the National Weather Service, knew that yesterday’s storm was going to be a big one, and a whopper it was.

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Behind the Scenes at the Pennsic Independent

by Magistra Nicolaa de Bracton

In five years as editor of Pennsic newspapers, I have often been asked what goes on behind the scenes. Trust me. You don’t want to know. We at the Independent guard our secrets better than most Peerage circles. Oh the tales I could tell…

Ahem.

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Mother Nature Scatters the Forces

by DonalBane of Blakmers

After 22 War Points: Eastern Tygers 14, Midrealm Dragons 2 — Mother Nature 6!

The combined forces of the Midrealm and East ran headlong into an enemy that neither force could master: a furious midday storm on Thursday.

Despite a driving rain throughout the morning, a good numbers of Midrealm and East forces assembled Thursday for the Mountain Pass battle. The two sides were to contest three banners in two one-hour battles.

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Eastern fencers get the point

by Liam St. Liam, Pennsic Independent Battlefield Reporter

Even the Eastern commander was surprised at how quickly and effectively his forces and their allies handled their opponents in Wednesday’s Fencing Melee War Point.

“The Central Region wasn’t supposed to break through like that,” Don Antonio Patriquin said with a smile, nodding at Central Region commander Dona Nataliia Evgenova Svatislovina . “That wasn’t part of the plan.”

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Shire members from the Holy Land make a Pennsic pilgrimage

by Master Liam St. Liam, Pennsic Independent Battlefield Reporter

In the past year, Lord Yehoshua ben Haim HaLevi and Giovanna Luparelli have met through a forwarded e-mail message, which he received the first week after moving from Boston to Israel, helped organize the first SCA group in Israel and joined in running five events.

In the past three weeks, they have gotten married in New York City and joined that group, the incipient Shire of Beit Ariyeh, in its first visit to Pennsic.

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One Knight at Pennsic

Royals Beware! (Please Ask Your Chamberlain to Read This to You)

by Sir Guillaume “You Look So Domestic” de la Belgique

At the risk of creating a Pennsic-wide panic, I must warn the populace of the Known World about a dreadful plot to destroy our Royalty. This is an ongoing issue, although Pennsic is one of the main places where this nefarious scheme is put into action. Even now the perpetrators are lurking among You, Your Assembled Majesties, and I urge You to be vigilant and wary.

I am referring, of course, to: Your chamberlains.

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East sweeps bridge battle, claims the war

By DonalBane of Blakmers

Pennsic Independent Battlefield Correspondent

After 16 war points: Eastern Tygers 14, Midrealm Dragons 2

Wednesday proved to be the decisive day for the war as the East Kingdom and its allies were able to sweep the day's battles (including the rapier melee) and claim overall victory in Pennsic War XXXIII.

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