FIGHT FEST! 2015 REGISTRATION IS CLOSED, BUT READ THIS POSTING FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE TOURNAMENT>
Viking and Dark Ages Combat Arts
Hosted by New Ulster Steel Fighting School of Medieval Combat Arts
FIGHT FEST! is a Viking Age / Dark Ages combat arts tournament where competitors will engage in steel fighting while wearing protective gear, and fighting according to tournament rules. Safety is paramount and above all else. Rules are strictly enforced. They are subject to some adjustment, but this will more than likely be finalized.
The following is a set of regulations for the coming event:
A novel by Jefferson P. Webb
A Viking nobleman seeks to find a renewed sense of purpose and honor after a disastrous raiding campaign. spending time with an old hermit that will not reveal his name,but nevertheless is clearly a former Viking warrior of great renown, Angus Ovarssen takes up the challenge of service as a Varangian Guard officer in the Christian Byzantine Empire. Once again he engages in brutal warfare and sees the horrors of Dark Age warfare.
Ants in the Sun is filled with excitement, bold and daring adventure, passionate love and romance, personal growth, and the horrors of Dark Age combat. This is a must read for readers desiring a book not only filled with action, but a book that is deeply riveting and brings to life the human nature and character of the people of the time period in which it is set.
“Do you see those things scurrying along the ground?We are nothing more than those. Like ants in the sun we go about the land. We maintain our own kind and fight others. We gather food and create offspring. There is nothing before this life and nothing after it. We are ants in the sun…”
– Ants in the Sun