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Seven Swords By Michael E. Shea
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Vampire cannibals threaten the small town of Fena Dim. An old animal herder seeks seven fighters, the best in the world, to save his village from the demons who will soon fall upon it. An old... More > soldier, a young rogue, an ex-slave, a powerful barbarian, a mysterious swordswoman, and a young girl who may be the key to victory answer his call. Want a preview? Read the whole book online at: http://mikeshea.net/stories/seven_swords.html< Less
Seven Swords By Michael E. Shea
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Vampire cannibals threaten the small town of Fena Dim. An old animal herder seeks seven fighters, the best in the world, to save his village from the demons who will soon fall upon it. An old... More > soldier, a young rogue, an ex-slave, a powerful barbarian, a mysterious swordswoman, and a young girl who may be the key to victory answer his call. Want a preview? Read the whole book online at: http://mikeshea.net/stories/seven_swords.html< Less
The Sword of Combat By Rob Runacres, Thibault Ghesquiere
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In the 17th century Italy was the place to learn the art of the sword. Travellers visited training salles and across Europe Italian works on fencing were translated and Italian schools sprang up.... More > France was no exception. Francois Dancie’s 1623 treatise L’Espee de Combat (The Sword of Combat) is therefore an anomaly. Dancie’s views are blunt and acidic. He says that many who teach fencing are a ‘bunch of libertines’. He has no truck with the geometry that had crept into fencing since Agrippa’s work of 1553 and had contempt for that author’s use of illustration. Dancie’s style follows an Italian form, but rather than following other authors by providing an explanation of tempo and measure, Dancie prefers to concentrate on what temperament is required in a confrontation. His is a direct, fighter’s treatise, dedicated to a military man of similar temperament, his methods and descriptions speak more of the street than the salle.< Less
Indigenous Defense Fighter-2016 Calendar By Yung-Kang (Derby) Sun
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The AIDC F-CK-1 Ching-kuo, commonly known as the Indigenous Defense Fighter (IDF), is a Taiwanese air superiority jet fighter with multirole capability named after Chiang Ching-kuo, the late... More > President of the Republic of China. The aircraft made its first flight in 1989. It entered active service with the Republic of China Air Force in 1994, and all 130 production aircraft had been manufactured by 1999. The IDF jet fighter project was designed and built by the Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC) based in Taichung, Taiwan, with some assistance from American defense corporations. The AIDC officially began the IDF development project in May 1982. The project was named An Hsiang: Safe Flight and divided into four sections in 1983: (1)Yin-Yang: "Soaring Eagle, (2) Yun-Han: "Cloud Man, (3) Tien-Lei: "Sky Thunder", and (4) Tien-Chien: "Sky Sword". This calendar presents the beauty of the aerodynamic shape as the keepsake for military fans in the holiday season and brand new year.< Less
The Sword of Combat or The Use of Fighting With Weapons By Rob Runacres, Thibault Ghesquiere
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In the 17th century Italy was the place to learn the art of the sword. Travellers visited training salles and across Europe Italian works on fencing were translated and Italian schools sprang up.... More > France was no exception. Francois Dancie’s 1623 treatise L’Espee de Combat (The Sword of Combat) is therefore an anomaly. Dancie’s views are blunt and acidic. He says that many who teach fencing are a ‘bunch of libertines’. He has no truck with the geometry that had crept into fencing since Agrippa’s work of 1553 and had contempt for that author’s use of illustration. Dancie’s style follows an Italian form, but rather than following other authors by providing an explanation of tempo and measure, Dancie prefers to concentrate on what temperament is required in a confrontation. His is a direct, fighter’s treatise, dedicated to a military man of similar temperament, his methods and descriptions speak more of the street than the salle.< Less
From Machete Fights to Paradise, The Machete Fighters of the Dominican Republic By Daniel DiMarzio
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When I first heard of sword fights in the Dominican I was very skeptical. I thought maybe I was hearing about a freak occurrence or a story that was blown out of proportion. But, then I heard another... More > story…and another. All of them about machete fights. Not just one person with a machete attacking some unarmed person either, these were stories of two people wielding machetes. Two people dueling with real, live swords. Then, I actually went there and met people who had been in machete fights and had the scars to prove it. Sword fights do happen in the modern world. They happen in the Caribbean…in Latin America…specifically in a place called the Dominican Republic. This isn’t the same Dominican Republic that tourists often see. These fights happen in the neighborhoods and countryside rarely ever seen by the non-local. The following are accounts of modern-day sword fights, fights involving the Machete Fighters of the Dominican Republic.< Less
Knowing Yourself - A Medieval Romance By Lisa Shea
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Kay is entranced with the possibilities which lie before her. Five handsome, willing men are vying for her hand in marriage. The stakes are ownership of a medieval keep perched on the rocky edge of a... More > stormy ocean. Each man seems more stunning than the last, and it is her choice which will reward the prize. To make the game even more interesting, Kay is disguised as a handmaiden to her sister, Em, so that she might more freely mingle with the suitors. In this way she can learn their strengths and catch them in their most unguarded moments. As the threat of border reivers approaches the keep, Kay finds that her pleasurable pasttime takes on a far more serious overtone. Knowing who to trust and who to depend on becomes a matter of life and death! All author's proceeds from sales of the Sword of Glastonbury series benefit battered women’s shelters. Knowing Yourself is book one in the Sword of Glastonbury series. Each novel ends in a happily ever after.< Less
The Land and The King By Zahadi
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Galantu was a peerless fighter with a restless soul. Banished by his King to a remote village, he struggled with his inner demons to maintain his honor as the King's Warrior. When an enemy army... More > marched against the village, Galantu had a choice to make. Help defend the village and accept certain death, or make a pact with the enemy and join their ranks? Continuing the story of "Warrior of The Old Code", available at lulu for free.< Less
Swordsmen of the British Empire By D. A. Kinsley
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This is the 3rd revised and enlarged edition (2013) of the British sword fighters series: a unique and comprehensive collection of combat narratives of, and commentaries on, the sword fighting and... More > fighters, swords, and swordsmanship of British conflicts from the 17th century to the 20th. With an introductory essay by Matt Easton of Schola Gladiatoria, and with numerous illustrations.< Less
Swordsmen of the British Empire By D. A. Kinsley
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This is the 3rd revised and enlarged edition (2013) of the British sword fighters series: a unique and comprehensive collection of combat narratives of, and commentaries on, the sword fighting and... More > fighters, swords, and swordsmanship of British conflicts from the 17th century to the 20th. With an introductory essay by Matt Easton of Schola Gladiatoria, and with numerous illustrations.< Less