DUEL 2 NEWSLETTER

Date   : 06/06/2008    Duedate: 06/19/2008

ARUAK CITY ARENA

DM-11    TURN-595

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

CHIEF SITTING BULL
BULLDOGS (157)
(11-6872) [28-8-0,131]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

CHIEF SITTING BULL             THUNK
BULLDOGS (157)                 TECHNO 8 (609)
(11-6872) [28-8-0,131]         (11-7090) [5-2-1,49]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

PONY                           PONY
KRILL CAVALRY (374)            KRILL CAVALRY (374)
(11-6820) [20-30-0,95]         (11-6820) [20-30-0,95]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

BULLDOGS (157)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. TARSUS DOLPHINS (603)       44
2. HELL'S BELLES (68)          38      COLORIFIC (511)
3. SINEW (602)                 26      Unchartered Team
4. BULLDOGS (157)              22
5. ANIMAL FARM (510)           15      TECHNO 8 (609)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1- 1*COFFEE WARS (608)          8   3  0 72.7   1/ 2 BULLDOGS (157)           11  4 0
 2/ 2 COLORIFIC (511)          354 180 12 66.3   2/ 3 SINEW (602)              10  5 0
 3/ 3 ANIMAL FARM (510)        %1118 632 38 63.9   3/ 1 ANIMAL FARM (510)         9  1 0
 4- 4 SHI-ALOOD (477)           33  21  2 61.1   4/ 5 HELL'S BELLES (68)        8  7 1
 5/ 5 BULLDOGS (157)           %1012 746 30 57.6   5/ 7 TARSUS DOLPHINS (603)     7  8 0
 6/ 6*TECHNO 8 (609)            19  16  2 54.3   6/ 9 COLORIFIC (511)           5  3 0
 7/ 7 IMMORTALS (85)           895 %1005 71 47.1   7/ 6 KRILL CAVALRY (374)       5  9 0
 8/ 8 ELFQUEST (515)           289 358 12 44.7   8/ 4 IMMORTALS (85)            5 10 0
 9/ 9 SINEW (602)               23  30  1 43.4   9/ 8*TECHNO 8 (609)            5 10 0
10/12 HELL'S BELLES (68)        45  77  3 36.9  10-10 SHI-ALOOD (477)           3  2 1
11/13 TARSUS DOLPHINS (603)     19  33  1 36.5  11-12 DAMOONS 2 (279)           2  3 0
12-10 DAMOONS 2 (279)           47  83  3 36.2  12-11*COFFEE WARS (608)         1  1 0
13/11 KRILL CAVALRY (374)      361 640  8 36.1  13/13 ELFQUEST (515)            1  5 0
14/14*ETHEREAL ANGELS (481)      1   5  0 16.7  14/14*ETHEREAL ANGELS (481)     0  4 0

    '*'   Unchartered team                       '-'  Team did not fight this turn
   (###)  Avoid teams by their Team Id          ##/## This turn's/Last turn's rank

                                    TEAM SPOTLIGHT

        + ]H[ + ---:--- + ]H[ The Andorian Succession #6 ]H[ + ---:--- + ]H[ +

The Isle of the Eye:

     Four steps into the woods and they couldn't see the clearing and the cart, or
hear even the distant murmuring of voices.  It wasn't that the undegrowth was heavy,
it was just... as though there was a barrier of some kind which they had just
crossed.  And it was hotter in here under the trees, with the air absolutely
motionless.  Even to speak here seemed like it would be an offense.
     Whispering, Gissanniah said, "We should go back.  Closer to the edge, where we
can still see out."
     Senator Sedalia considered arguing, good, solid arguments such as that they
didn't want to risk someone seeing in and spotting them.  He shook his head.
Gissanniah was right, the risk of getting lost here was worse.  He looked down.  His
feet were pressed into the leaf mold under the trees, and would leave visible
footprints.  Starting here.  There were no other visible footprints marking their
entry into the woods.  "Which way is back?"

Halfway between Seam and Tarrgir:

     Lenpro looked at Fandil and raised an eyebrow in question.
     Fandil shook his head.  "I've no idea what's going on here.  I can't think of
any reason for a... a guard post on this road.  It isn't a border."
     Lenpro considered that and shook his head.  "It is, though.  The border between
the Clanholds and Convincia must run right along here."
     "Not an external border," Fandil insisted.  "There's no reason to patrol an
internal--"
     "Let's ask them."  Lenpro nodded at the soldiers standing in the road ahead.
"In fact, we'd better go up to them before they decide our hesitation here is
suspicious!"  He nudged his horse with a heel, walking it forward.
     The soldiers formed up to make it clear that no one was to pass without their
approval, and an officer stepped out in front of them to meet the travelers.
     Fandil nodded politely to them all and said, "Good day.  What's afoot here?"
     "We've orders to turn back any Aruaki who try to leave the Clanhold territory,"
the officer said.  He was firm, but not belligerent.  For him, clearly, it was just a
case of doing his job.
     "Why?" Lenpro asked.
     The officer shrugged.  "I am not privy to policy.  All I have are the orders."
     "How do you tell for sure that someone is or is not Aruaki?" Fandil asked,
looking around for a magician.
     "We have been provided with a device."  The officer's tone was a little sour,
now.  He gestured at a framework of three poles, two vertical with the third uniting
the upper ends.  It was about the size of a normal doorway.  "If you pass through
that without setting off the alarm, then you have no Aruaki blood and are free to go 
on into Convincia."
     "Doesn't that seem a little unfair?" Fandil asked.
     "No.  It seems like a very clear order from my superior officer.  I have been
told the Aruaki are still carrying the plague of shape-changing," he added, "and the
gods know how much damage they did among normal people when they Changed and went
berserk."
     Fandil opened his mouth to argue further, but Lenpro stopped him.  "This man has
his orders and must obey them," the Iayean manager pointed out.  Our quarrel, if we
have one--there's a lot of point in that business of the plague, you know--our
quarrel must be with those who established the policy and issued the orders."
     "I don't like it," Fandil growled.  "But you're right."  He sighed, nodded an
apology to the soldier, and dismounted to walk through the test-doorway.

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                          ---===ANDORIAN REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 296): UNHOLY TERROR of BLOOD RITES (Wretch, mgr.)
 DM  11 ARUAK CITY (turn 594): CHIEF SITTING BULL of BULLDOGS (Kennelworth, mgr.)
 DM  14 TOBIR (turn 594): GINKOR of THE DOGHOUSE (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  22 SOLVEN (turn 587): CHUCKER ISTTA of MIDDLE WAY 15 (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  24 ZORPUNT (turn 583): MIRESSEA POOLE of KRILL CAVALRY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  25 LYRATILAN (turn 583): KEG STAND of BARHOPPERS (Apex, mgr.)
 DM  26 CALEAM (turn 580): CALONYMUS of STEEL CRUSADE (Cassius Calvata, mgr.)
 DM  30 IAYE (turn 576): PRIVATE PERNA of LENPROS (Lenpro, mgr.)
 DM  40 ZENSU (turn 545): LON CHANEY JR. of MEN OF 1,000 FACES (Mad Max, mgr.)
 DM  41 KATI-TEI (turn 536): RAMBLING OX of WANDERERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  46 ARDIVENT (turn 527): BANNIR PARK of BLUVALLEY WARRIORS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 244): PAINFUL PANSY of FLOWER GIRLS (Lady Fern, mgr.)
 DM  63 AMEN-TEI (turn 429): ATRION of THE EXILED ONES (Darklock, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 197): TRYPTOPHAN of SUPERIOR FORCES (Manager, mgr.)
ADM 105 ANDORAK (turn 479): AXLY HIMSELF of GERFEL'S FRIENDS (Generalissimo Puerco)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 296): THE ANIMALS (The Zoo Keeper, mgr.)
 DM  11 ARUAK CITY (turn 594): ANIMAL FARM (Mino, mgr.)
 DM  14 TOBIR (turn 594): ALL THE MUN'S MEN (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  22 SOLVEN (turn 587): KELLUMBO'S KIDS (Detective Kellumbo, mgr.)
 DM  24 ZORPUNT (turn 583): MEDAL OF HONOR F3 (The Anarchist, mgr.)
 DM  25 LYRATILAN (turn 583): BARHOPPERS (Apex, mgr.)
 DM  26 CALEAM (turn 580): GOLDEN CANYON (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  30 IAYE (turn 576): RED DOG GANG (Jojra, mgr.)
 DM  40 ZENSU (turn 545): BEYOND THE PALE (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  41 KATI-TEI (turn 536): WANDERERS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  46 ARDIVENT (turn 527): FANDILS (Wise Old Fandil, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 244): FLOWER GIRLS (Lady Fern, mgr.)
 DM  63 AMEN-TEI (turn 429): BIBLICAL HAMMERZ (Hammer, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 197): THE ZOO (Jorja, mgr.)
ADM 105 ANDORAK (turn 479): SUPERIOR FORCES (Manager, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                   ----------------
 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 296): HAMMURABI of SMITHSONIAN (Curator, mgr.)
 DM  11 ARUAK CITY (turn 594): WALK THE LINE of ELFQUEST (Armalias, mgr.)
 DM  14 TOBIR (turn 594): MOLYNEUX of OTAGO HIGHLANDERS (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  22 SOLVEN (turn 587): CHUCKER ISTTA of MIDDLE WAY 15 (Jorja, mgr.)
               (turn 586): JEROME OF KELLUMBO'S KIDS (Detective Kellumbo, mgr.)
 DM  24 ZORPUNT (turn 583): MIRESSEA POOLE of KRILL CAVALRY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  30 IAYE (turn 576): PRIVATE PERNA of LENPROS (Lenpro, mgr.)
             (turn 575): FENCE POST of RED DOG GANG (Jojra, mgr.)
 DM  40 ZENSU (turn 544): ELDA MAINZ of BEYOND THE PALE (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  46 ARDIVENT (turn 526): CUTTER of DEATHTONGUE (Technogeek, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 243): IGOR MALMORT of BLOOD AND GUTS! (Le Pentarque, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 196): I OF THE KNEE DOLL of HAZAARDS OF CLONGING (Crip, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     Me heap big chief Aruak again?  Me chop Sly Apparition?  Him be aim-good, me be
shield-strong?  Heap good!  Him challenge?  Him not so happy!  How!  Me git one more
feather.  Powerful warrior.
     Now me go kill Custer.
                  Chief Sitting Bull

                                      SPY REPORT

     Oh, hi.  Its just little 'ol Debby Tonte.  Thought I'd check out ARUAK CITY to 
see what's new.  Too bad, ANIMAL FARM, but BULLDOGS was just too good to be stopped.  
Uncool, IMMORTALS.  I mean 0-5-0 is bad.  Will they will be allowed to fight?  I say 
use 'em for training practice!  COLORIFIC like really fought hard to move up to 6th 
from 9th.  Way to go!  Cut this out and put it in your scrapbooks, TARSUS DOLPHINS!  
'Cause they got 4-1-0 and moved up to 5th!  MVP award for VIXEN LA RUE?  HELL'S 
BELLES' proud of her after beating TRUFFLE and getting 24 points.  Talk about yer big 
time losers!  TRUFFLE got smashed by VIXEN LA RUE, and lost 21 points!  The 
Duelmaster isn't going to stop just cause he's Number One!  DELIA'S GONE knows this.  
She was challenged by the Duelmaster.  Don't you think the Duelmaster is being 
unfair?  I think CHIEF SITTING BULL should let DELIA'S GONE be Duelmaster for a 
while, without fighting about it.  I hear the top team insists all their warriors get 
nine hours sleep.  They want photogenic fighters for PR photos.   
     So just why would someone becomes a warrior anyway?  It can't be for these 
really neat Spyreports can it?  DAMOONS 2 was ARUAK CITY's most avoided team.  Is 
there some award for that?  Hhmph!  What kind of warriors are BULLDOGS?  DAMOONS 2, 
an easy team to beat if I ever saw one, can't get them to accept an invitation!  Can 
ELFQUEST's WALK THE LINE be more popular than me?  He was challenged the most, but is 
that really the same?  People were asking me did SARAH BELLUM REALLY challenge PUPPY 
LOVE?  (all right, maybe they didn't, but it sounded good!) It wasn't a spectacular 
fight, or anything, but PUPPY LOVE wants me to write about it since she lost to SARAH 
BELLUM.  Satisfied?   
     What does a fighter fight for?  I mean, the crowds don't give a hoot if someone 
gets killed.  Not after four more fights.  What if they had a fight and nobody showed 
up?  I'd be out of a job, that's what!!!   
     Remember, blood on a purple robe may stain.  Soak it in cold water, and hand 
wash.  I'm getting tired of writing this stuff, so I'm calling it quits.  I had a fun 
time, see you later-- Debby Tonte  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CHIEF SITTING BULL 6872      28   8  0   131       BULLDOGS (157)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 LILAC LIZARD 6964            19   3  0   113       ANIMAL FARM (510)
 SILVER SNAIL 7006            10   2  1   104       ANIMAL FARM (510)
 FILET MIGNON 6981            19   5  1    99       BULLDOGS (157)
 DELIA'S GONE 6707            19  42  0    99       ELFQUEST (515)
 BLACK EYE 6946               14   5  0    96       COLORIFIC (511)
 PONY 6820                    20  30  0    95       KRILL CAVALRY (374)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SNOW WHITE 7010              10   3  0    90       COLORIFIC (511)
 HORSEFLY 6860                15  27  0    87       KRILL CAVALRY (374)
 SLY APPARITION 7000          12   9  1    83       IMMORTALS (85)
 BARK 6915                    19  15  0    82       BULLDOGS (157)
 JON FLUTE 6922               13  22  0    72       KRILL CAVALRY (374)
-TOLIN 2902                    8   6  2    69       DAMOONS 2 (279)
 ECRU ELEPHANT 7005           10   3  0    68       ANIMAL FARM (510)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-TEMPTRESS 2742               11  12  0    66       DAMOONS 2 (279)
 BROWN NOSE 6939               5   1  0    63       COLORIFIC (511)
-ORYX 5216                     7   4  1    60       SHI-ALOOD (477)
-YELLOW FEVER 6978             6   0  0    58       COLORIFIC (511)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 VIXEN LA RUE 7063             5   3  0    52       HELL'S BELLES (68)
 SARAH BELLUM 7003             6   7  0    51       HELL'S BELLES (68)
 CAT RIO 597                   9  17  1    50       HELL'S BELLES (68)
 THUNK 7090                    5   2  1    49       TECHNO 8 (609)
-WISDOM 2831                  10   9  0    45       DAMOONS 2 (279)
 TRIPPER 7093                  3   4  0    42       TECHNO 8 (609)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 GREEN THUMB 6830             10   9  0    40       COLORIFIC (511)
-OCELOT 5218                   7   4  0    40       SHI-ALOOD (477)
 PUPPY LOVE 7026               7   6  0    37       BULLDOGS (157)
-BUTTER BURRO 7062             6   0  0    37       ANIMAL FARM (510)
 LEATHER HIDE 7106             3   0  0    36       BULLDOGS (157)
-DARTH DONUT 7085              3   1  0    34       COFFEE WARS (608)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 JAX 7039                      7   2  0    31       SINEW (602)
 TRUFFLE 7091                  5   2  0    30       TECHNO 8 (609)
 HATARI 7041                   3   8  0    30       SINEW (602)
-PANGOLIN 5219                 8   4  0    29       SHI-ALOOD (477)
 ARWEN 7042                    4   7  0    29       TARSUS DOLPHINS (603)
 WORKING MAN 7087              5   2  0    28       IMMORTALS (85)
 DIN WHITEBLADE 7027           6   7  2    27       IMMORTALS (85)
 GRAVETWIST 5253               1   3  0    26       ETHEREAL ANGELS (481)
 KAI 7040                      7   4  0    25       SINEW (602)
 GLORF 7043                    4   7  0    25       TARSUS DOLPHINS (603)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 CORTEZ III 7108               2   1  0    23       TARSUS DOLPHINS (603)
 ZARTIBUS 7044                 2   9  0    22       TARSUS DOLPHINS (603)
 TREMOR 7038                   4   7  1    20       SINEW (602)
 TWOFLOWER 7120                1   0  0    20       TECHNO 8 (609)
-NIGHT SHADE 5217              4   6  1    19       SHI-ALOOD (477)
-MOCHA MONKEY 7107             2   0  0    17       ANIMAL FARM (510)
 SOUL OF NAHUM 7099            2   3  1    16       TARSUS DOLPHINS (603)
 TWEEDLE 7094                  2   5  0    12       TECHNO 8 (609)
-JAVA THE HUTT 7084            3   1  0    10       COFFEE WARS (608)
 TOM SAWYER 7101               2   3  1    10       IMMORTALS (85)
 CINDERELLA MAN 7102           2   3  0     9       IMMORTALS (85)
 ROXANNA DEHEDD 7097           1   3  0     9       HELL'S BELLES (68)
 DOUCEZ WYLDE 7089             1   4  1     8       HELL'S BELLES (68)
-BAGEL FETT 7086               1   0  0     8       COFFEE WARS (608)
-MELETH NIN 7109               1   0  0     8       SHI-ALOOD (477)
-COFFBACCA 7082                1   0  0     6       COFFEE WARS (608)
 SONG OF SUMMER 7119           1   1  0     4       KRILL CAVALRY (374)
 STABLEBOY 7118                0   2  0     2       KRILL CAVALRY (374)
-YODEL 7083                    0   1  0     1       COFFEE WARS (608)
-NIPPETSPLIT 7110              0   1  0     1       DAMOONS 2 (279)

'-' denotes a warrior who did not fight this turn.

THE DEAD                W  L K TEAM NAME            SLAIN BY              TURN Revenge?
CATTLE TRAIL 7105       0  1 0 BULLDOGS 157         SOUL OF NAHUM 7099    591  NOT REVENGED
AVO BEDO 7111           0  1 0 DAMOONS 2 279        DOUCEZ WYLDE 7089     593   
MINDORVA 2988           2  1 0 DAMOONS 2 279        DIN WHITEBLADE 7027   591  REVENGED
VARDEN 7037             2  9 0 SINEW 602            BANDIT PRINCE         595  NONE
CORTEZ II 7069          2  2 0 TARSUS DOLPHINS 603  TOM SAWYER 7101       591  JUST REVENGED
TWINK 7092              3  2 1 TECHNO 8 609         ORYX 5216             593   

                                     PERSONAL ADS

Chief Sitting Bull -- Duelmaster again!  Even with that great style mismatch!  Well
done, Chief!  Duelmasters drink free at The Bulldog Inn. -- Kennelworth, Proprietor

Wow!  A big salute to Doc Steel and Samwise!  For the first time in memory, two big
TC's for Aruak City.  Winter Dawn (Doc) and Shotgun Ghandi (Sam)!  And Doc added two
TV's in Pigsticker and Woebringer.  Aruak City is hot!  Too bad neither manager runs
that regularly, but great work, nevertheless. -- Kennelworth

Jon -- So now you want me raw?  I would rather see your blood rather than mine.
(Like last time?) -- Filet Mignon

Walk The Line -- That wasn't a bark, it was a howl!  Well done.  And good luck in The
Big Time. -- Bark

Cortez III -- It was my lucky day.  I was ON! -- Leather Hide

Tripper -- And to think I did that with heart-felt affection. -- Puppy Love

Sly -- Me heap amazed! -- Chief Sitting Bull

Chief -- Ye landlubber!  Champeen!  Blimey! -- Mino

Pony -- A little skittish, eh?  Letting a little lizard like me run you off? -- Lilac
Lizard

Horsefly -- Ebony Elephant?  I guess he could have been in my litter.  It was a big
one!  (har, har)  Is he a hunk?  Sometimes I like em nasty! -- Ecru Elephant

Pony -- And hi to you, too.  Did you know Ebony? -- Ecru Elephant

Koro -- Well, good luck to you.  I guess I will miss you, too.  I would cry, but
there is no crying in baseball or lizard-life. -- Lilac Lizard

Soul Of Nahum -- I liked monkeying around with you. -- Mocha Monkey

Truffle -- Only one?  I like lots of Truffles! -- Ecru Elephant

Black Eye -- You dimwit!  You lost to Khalhum's Dwarf?  Purple People Eater should
send you to the mines with the rest of The Seven Dwarfs!  Why, Dopey could fight
better! -- Snow White (the REAL side)

Delia's Gone -- You remind me of the Queen, you meanie!  But I was better. -- Snow
White, Proud Colorific

Chief Sitting Bull --I think the weaponsmith gave us inferior weapons in our fight.
I counted four broken weapons between us.  I want a rematch. -- Sly Apparition

Vixen -- You were working but I was working a little beter than you. -- Working Man

Lilac Lizard -- Hmm, what am I going to see when I turn over the page?  A victory for
you?  You Animal Farmers don't NEED another victory, not like we do.  (pause, sound
of page turning)  Yep.  I expected that, though I wouldn't have MINDED a skill or
two.  Oh, well, good work on your part.  Don't let anyone tell you that lilac is
wimpy. -- Pony

Filet Mignon -- I thought you were supposed to be tender, but I couldn't cut into
you.  Of course, the steward wouldn't let me bring a steak knife, which was my first
choice. -- Jon Flute

Cat Rio -- (recoiling)  How can a guy be a "belle"? -- Horsefly the repulsed

Doucez Wylde -- Well, at least you're female, that's something.  But scary.  I
figured I had to be, as they say, proactive in my own favor. -- Song of Summer

Tom Sawyer -- (scowling)  You can paint your own darned fence. -- Stableboy, with
plenty of work to do in his own line

Lilac Lizard -- I was too tired to think. -- Koro Cloud
P.S.  But it was, um, colorful?

Our congratulations to Walk the Line. -- Jorja and Krill Cavalry

Congratulations also to Shotgun Ghandi and Winter Dawn, tourney champions in their
classes, and to the tourney victors Pigsticker and Woebringer. -- Jorja and Krill
Cavalry

31 May 2008
Any and all who live in the 805 area, I would like for you to call me so we can get
together for BBQ's, softball games, and so on.  It has been a while since the last
get together (several years).  It was a blast and I am sure the next one will be
also.  We just have to do it.  All alliances are welcome.  Just because my warriors
leave your warrior beaten and bloody in defeat does not mean we can't have a beer or
five together.  I'll even buy the first round.  So call 805-588-3419 and ask for Dave
a.k.a. Misfit, former member of the Green and Purple Polka Dot Alliance (GAPPDA).

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

VARDEN was viciously butchered by BANDIT PRINCE in a 5 minute Dark Arena fight.
CHIEF SITTING BULL narrowly defeated DELIA'S GONE in a 22 minute Challenge melee.
LILAC LIZARD viciously subdued WALK THE LINE in a 21 minute Challenge contest.
BARK bested JON FLUTE in a 2 minute expert's Challenge brawl.
FILET MIGNON defeated PONY in a crowd pleasing 4 minute veteran's Challenge struggle.
TRIPPER was luckily beaten by CAT RIO in a action packed 3 minute Challenge melee.
GRAVETWIST was vanquished by LEATHER HIDE in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge duel.
SARAH BELLUM viciously subdued PUPPY LOVE in a popular 4 minute gory Challenge duel.
ROXANNA DEHEDD was overpowered by HATARI in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge melee.
DOUCEZ WYLDE was overpowered by ARWEN in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge match.
SLY APPARITION was devastated by SILVER SNAIL in a 1 minute mismatched conflict.
SNOW WHITE was narrowly defeated by KHALHUMS DWARF in a crowd pleasing 3 minute match.
HORSEFLY overpowered BROWN NOSE in a 1 minute mismatched conflict.
BLACK EYE overpowered CONVICTED ASSASSIN in a crowd pleasing 1 minute one-sided duel.
ECRU ELEPHANT was overcome by KUNG-FU MASTER in a crowd pleasing 1 minute bout.
GREEN THUMB outwaited WORKING MAN in a tiring 23 minute brawl.
THUNK overpowered DIN WHITEBLADE in a 1 minute one-sided match.
TRUFFLE was overpowered by VIXEN LA RUE in a 1 minute one-sided match.
JAX overcame ZARTIBUS in a crowd pleasing 4 minute competition.
GLORF overpowered TOM SAWYER in a 1 minute uneven fight.
KAI subdued TWEEDLE in a action packed 4 minute bout.
TREMOR viciously subdued STABLEBOY in a exciting 1 minute gory master vs. novice fray.
SOUL OF NAHUM defeated SONG OF SUMMER in a popular 1 minute novice's duel.
CINDERELLA MAN was vanquished by TWOFLOWER in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
CORTEZ III demolished EMBEZZLING SCRIBE in a 1 minute one-sided melee.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|TOTAL PARRY                     12         AIMED BLOW        29 -  18 -  1      62  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   9         TOTAL PARRY       74 -  48 -  1      61  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   7         STRIKING ATTACK   35 -  30 -  4      54  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  5         WALL OF STEEL     12 -  12 -  1      50  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  4         LUNGING ATTACK    37 -  47 -  1      44  |
|AIMED BLOW                       3         SLASHING ATTACK   18 -  23 -  0      44  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     2         PARRY-RIPOSTE      3 -   4 -  0      43  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    2         BASHING ATTACK    17 -  29 -  3      37  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      1         PARRY-LUNGE        6 -  15 -  1      29  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    0         PARRY-STRIKE       4 -  11 -  1      27  |

Turn 595 was great if you     Not so great if you used      The fighting styles of the
used the fighting styles:     the fighting styles:          top eleven warriors are:

PARRY-STRIKE       2 -  0     STRIKING ATTACK    2 -  3         4  TOTAL PARRY    
SLASHING ATTACK    3 -  1     AIMED BLOW         1 -  2         3  LUNGING ATTACK 
LUNGING ATTACK     5 -  4     BASHING ATTACK     2 -  5         1  SLASHING ATTACK
TOTAL PARRY        6 -  6     PARRY-LUNGE        0 -  1         1  STRIKING ATTACK
WALL OF STEEL      1 -  1     PARRY-RIPOSTE      0 -  0         1  AIMED BLOW     
                                                                1  WALL OF STEEL  

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
TOTAL PARRY      CHIEF SITTING BULL 6872    28   8  0  131 BULLDOGS (157)
LUNGING ATTACK   SILVER SNAIL 7006          10   2  1  104 ANIMAL FARM (510)
SLASHING ATTACK  BLACK EYE 6946             14   5  0   96 COLORIFIC (511)
STRIKING ATTACK  SNOW WHITE 7010            10   3  0   90 COLORIFIC (511)
AIMED BLOW       SLY APPARITION 7000        12   9  1   83 IMMORTALS (85)
WALL OF STEEL    BARK 6915                  19  15  0   82 BULLDOGS (157)
BASHING ATTACK   ECRU ELEPHANT 7005         10   3  0   68 ANIMAL FARM (510)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is PONY 6820.  The most popular warrior this turn was 
PONY 6820.  The ten other most popular fighters were SARAH BELLUM 7003, TRIPPER 7093, 
ZARTIBUS 7044, SNOW WHITE 7010, TWEEDLE 7094, JON FLUTE 6922, SOUL OF NAHUM 7099, 
BARK 6915, FILET MIGNON 6981, and ARWEN 7042.

The least popular fighter this week was GREEN THUMB 6830.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were WORKING MAN 7087, DELIA'S GONE 6707, LILAC LIZARD 6964, CHIEF 
SITTING BULL 6872, CINDERELLA MAN 7102, DIN WHITEBLADE 7027, BROWN NOSE 6939, SLY 
APPARITION 7000, DOUCEZ WYLDE 7089, and ROXANNA DEHEDD 7097.

The following warriors have traveled to AD after fighting this turn:

WALK THE LINE (11-6708) ELFQUEST (515)

                         SUMMER FACE-TO-FACE IN MINNEAPOLIS!

Our summer FTF will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 18-20, 2008.  It will be 
held at the Holiday Inn Select Minneapolis/St. Paul in Blomington, MN, just down the 
street from the Mall of America, at 3 Appletree Square (952-854-9000).  Rooms are only 
$105.00 per night, 1-2 occupancy.  There is a free 24-hour shuttle from the airport
and free shuttle service to the mall; free parking, free high-speed wireless internet
in all guestrooms.  There is a large fitness center, jacuzzi, and indoor pool.  The 
rooms are blocked--ask for the "Reality Simulations" room block.  There are tons of 
restaurants nearby at the Mall, as well as a cafe in the hotel.  

Hotel info:  www.himspairport.com
Mall of America:  www.mallofamerica.com

The tournament information sheet will be out imminently.  We hope you're all looking 
forward to the tournament and that we will see you there!