DUELMASTERS NEWSLETTER

Date   : 10/14/2003    Duedate: 11/10/2003

FRATSFA ARENA

DM-52    TURN-184

This Weeks Top Honors

THE DUELMASTER IS

VIOLENT VIOLET
FLOWER GIRLS (189)
(52-3308) [13-3-0,110]

Chartered Recognition Leader   Unchartered Recognition Leader

VIOLENT VIOLET                 MURRAY
FLOWER GIRLS (189)             KIWI CONNECTION (337)
(52-3308) [13-3-0,110]         (52-3341) [3-0-0,27]

Popularity Leader              This Weeks Favorite

RED EYE                        NEFAN MURH
ASSASSIN NATION (186)          MIDDLE WAY 8 (351)
(52-2171) [18-18-2,86]         (52-3499) [7-5-0,35]

THE CURRENT TOP TEAM

MIDDLE WAY 8 (351)

          TEAMS ON THE MOVE            TOP CAREER HONORS
Team Name                  Point Gain  Chartered Team
1. THEY MIGHT BE ORCS (352)    64
2. FLOWER GIRLS (189)          41      FLOWER GIRLS (189)
3. ASSASSIN NATION (186)        8      Unchartered Team
4. KIWI CONNECTION (337)        6
5. THE OLYMPICS (65)            1      KIWI CONNECTION (337)

The Top Teams

Career Win-Loss Record           W   L  K    %  Win-Loss Record Last 3 Turns    W  L K
 1- 1*OHIO (350)                 5   0  0  100   1/ 1 MIDDLE WAY 8 (351)       10  5 0
 2/ 2*KIWI CONNECTION (337)      3   0  0  100   2- 2 IRON CATHEDRAL (159)      6  4 0
 3/ 0 FLOWER GIRLS (189)       355 218 10 62.0   3/ 3 OTTO'S PARTS (150)        6  5 2
 4- 3 KING AND COUNTRY (345)    36  23  0 61.0   4- 4*OHIO (350)                5  0 0
 5/ 4 MIDDLE WAY 8 (351)        34  26  0 56.7   5/ 0 FLOWER GIRLS (189)        4  1 0
 6- 5*PHOBIC PHENOMS (346)      10  10  1 50.0   6/ 8*THEY MIGHT BE ORCS (352)  4  6 1
 7/ 6 OTTO'S PARTS (150)       200 210 12 48.8   7/ 6*KIWI CONNECTION (337)     3  0 0
 8- 7 IRON CATHEDRAL (159)     101 114 15 47.0   8- 5*PHOBIC PHENOMS (346)      3  2 0
 9/ 0 ASSASSIN NATION (186)     92 129 15 41.6   9/ 0 ASSASSIN NATION (186)     1  3 0
10/ 8*THEY MIGHT BE ORCS (352)   4   6  1 40.0  10- 7 KING AND COUNTRY (345)    1  6 0
11/ 0 THE OLYMPICS (65)         12  23  2 34.3  11/ 0 THE OLYMPICS (65)         0  1 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[ Andorians Abroad #15 ]H[ + ---:--- + ]H[ +

Istoreth, Skaithvarn:

     From the ship, Istoreth was a city of spires, white marble and dark pines
climbing a cliff together above a crowded harbor.  Silent, beautiful, not quite
familiar.  Close up, with the Iayen ship moving restlessly against the worn stone of
a wharf, it was more familiar, less beautiful, and not at all silent.  The basic
nature of a waterfront is not changed by the language of the people inhabiting it.
     Goff was arguing with somebody who acted official, probably a harbormaster,
Raoul decided.  No doubt there would be docking fees or something of that kind, and
they might have to identify themselves and their purpose, register somewhere as
visiting foreigners.  None of that stuff was his problem.  Goff could handle the
harbormaster, he was doing that already.  And Berdan could make himself useful
dealing with any other officials.  The Fratsfan looked like somebody who could deal
with officials, maybe even enjoyed it.  If he'd been a gladiator, he would probably
have been a total parry....
     The ex-assassin was talking to another man a little farther along the dock.
Raoul saw money change hands, and Berdan accepted a package from the stranger.  The
gladiator frowned, watching the stranger walk away quickly.  Berdan wasn't supposed
to know anybody here...except the other assassin, Peranis.  And that man was not
Peranis.  Was this an indication of the wide contacts Raoul had suspected all along
that Berdan had?  Probably.  But was it a sign of treachery, or at least that Berdan
was playing his own game as well as theirs?  Possibly.  The man was an ex-assassin,
which automatically made him...not exactly untrustworthy, perhaps, but someone to be
watched carefully.  The assassins had been spies, as well as killers.  Concealing
their purposes was second nature.  And he was a Fratsfan, besides, a race noted for
the labyrinthine complexity of their thoughts and schemes.  But he and Jeri and Goff,
and by extension King Mickeal, had to trust somebody.
     Still, Raoul watched very closely as Berdan came back toward Goff's boat.  The
man was holding his package, still unopened, very carefully, on the palm of his
opened hand and well away from his body.
     "I need a bucket of water," Berdan said quietly.  "I need it rather quickly," he
added when the others gaped at him.  "I don't think this will explode until I open
it, but I can't be sure...."
     Jeri jumped and reached for a bucket, Raoul took it from her and dunked it over
the side, then held it out.
     "Set it over there, away from us all," the ex-assassin said.  "There are even a
few explosive devises which are activated by water, though I don't think this is
one."  He wasn't quite whispering.  "They're...tricky to handle, and Peranis had to
leave this in the hands of a stranger who might be careless.  It should be something
simple, perhaps not even magical."  When the bucket was positioned to his
satisfaction, and Goff had drawn the staring harbormaster out of the way, Berdan
lowered the package gently into the water and sprang back.
     "If it's magical, what difference will water make?" Jeri asked.
     "More than you might think," Berdan answered.  "Water is amazing stuff and
washes out many things."  The bucket suddenly erupted into a plume of dark foam.
"Ah!  I wondered what Peranis might have available.  That he would risk using black
ice tells us that he is truly desperate."  As he spoke, the plume reached the height
of a man, collapsed, and dissolved the end of the dock before falling into the
harbor.
     "The other ships!" the harbormaster exclaimed, looking around frantically.
     "They're not in danger," Berdan said.  "The black ice has exhausted itself.  You
see?"  He pointed downward.  "It is dissipating."
     "You said it would be safer to put the package into water," Jeri muttered in a
shaky voice.
     "It is, it was, young lady.  Had black ice been exposed to air before water, the
results would have been disastrous."
     "It's disastrous as it is!" the harbormaster wailed.  "My dock!"  He turned on
Berdan fiercely.  "You brought this here--"
     "I did nothing of the sort," the ex-assassin answered coldly.  "It was handed to
me but moments ago by one of YOUR men."
     Before the harbormaster could respond, a squad of soldiers thundered onto the
dock.  "Everyone here is to see Lord Dankilvan immediately!" the leader commanded.

           + ]H[ + ---:--- + ]H[ Andorians Abroad #16 ]H[ + ---:--- + ]H[ +

Possibly Zuwayza:

     It seemed to take Tankesh forever to fall out of the Gate, his motion slowed to
the point where he wasn't even sure he was moving at all.  And then there was a sort
of soundless click, and the floor came up fast and hard, knocking the breath out of
him as he hit and rolled.
     Voices speaking akkhadic, upper-class accents.  Shouting.  No time to sort
things out.  Gasping for breath but too well-trained to pause, he rolled to his feet
with his sword out, ending crouched and ready for anything.  By the grace of all the
gods, he was face to face with the Karnhorn vizier, Khannarth.  The man who had
betrayed his city and his ruler, plotted with the Satrap's First Wife to turn over
the Zuwayza to the minions of Inzolas, tried to have the Satrap's Second Wife and
Tankesh killed.....  Ah, it was GOOD to be here, now, and ready.
     The Vizier was looking past him and commanding someone to "get him!"
     Right, voices, plural.  Other people in the room.  Probably guards.  Tankesh
took a quick slash at the retreating Vizier; not a killing blow, but he felt the
resistance of clothing and flesh.  Continued the motion into a turn.  Right, guards.
Two...three.  Startled by his arrival out of nowhere, not expecting him to come
around so fast.  The first man would never have a chance to adjust his thinking; the
slash aimed at HIM gutted him and nearly cut him in two.  The second was a little
farther back.  He might recover, if he got the bleeding stopped in time.  But with
only one hand left to use, that wasn't likely.  Shocked by the unexpected and extreme
violence, he was out of the fight.  Khannarth was screaming orders behind him, and
the third man was leveling his spear for a charge.  Stupid weapon to carry indoors,
maybe it was tradition, maybe it was just ornamental, didn't matter.
     Tankesh edged to the right, drawing the spearman's attention with him.  When the
man was fully committed, all his momentum focused into the charge, Tankesh ducked to
the left.  Tripped over his first victim but rolled and came up again, whacked the
spear in two in passing, kicked the man in the belly as his charge brought him within 
range, and turned to face Khannarth again.
     The Vizier was holding his robes against a bleeding chest wound with one hand
and tugging on a bell-pull with the other.  Tankesh lunged closer and cut through
bell rope.
     And then froze as a man with a cocked and ready crossbow appeared in the doorway
behind the Vizier.  More than one man, and several with crossbows.  Karnhorns, of
course.  Damn.  They were all dressed alike, no doubt a uniform, but not the same as
worn by the three guards he'd just dealt with.  Khannarth began babbling out
accusations and orders.
     The first of the newcomers silenced him with a curt word.  "You will BOTH
explain yourself to the Exalted Satrap, may His justice be swift and sure," the man
said.  He gestured them out into the hallway with his crossbow.  "Now."

      * }%|[-----+O+-----]|%{ * }%|[-----+O+-----]|%{ * }%|[-----+O+-----]|%{ *

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

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 236): ABYSS of PHANTOM FORCES 2 (The Catalyst, mgr.)
 DM  11 ARUAK CITY (turn 473): RED HOT of COLORIFIC (Purple People Eater, mgr.)
 DM  14 TOBIR (turn 473): BERWICK of OTAGO HIGHLANDERS (The Mun, mgr.)
 DM  22 SOLVEN (turn 466): HOMELESS PRINCE of KELLUMBO'S KIDS (Detective Kellubmo)
 DM  24 ZORPUNT (turn 462): CANE TOAD of AUSSIE KILLERS (THawk, mgr.)
 DM  25 LYRATILAN (turn 462): APE WILD of PRIMATES-R-US (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  26 CALEAM (turn 463): SAPPER of SHERWOOD FOREST (Papaiz, mgr.)
 DM  30 IAYE (turn 459): GAZELLE HOUND of DOG DAY AFTERNOON (Poison Ivy, mgr.)
 DM  40 ZENSU (turn 424): SUSAN STO HELIT of THE DISC (Technogeek, mgr.)
 DM  41 KATI-TEI (turn 418): POSITION IS EMPTY
 DM  46 ARDIVENT (turn 410): COURIER of HARDTIMESINBABYLON (Technogeek, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 183): SQUASH BUTT of OTTO'S PARTS (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 322): VERISIMILITUDE of ELOQUENT KNIGHTS (Soultaker, mgr.)
 DM  63 AMEN-TEI (turn 312): RAZORTOOTHROTEY of TOMATO ENFORCER (THawk, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 138): BATTLEMAGE of SHADOW MAGIC (Shadowgate, mgr.)
ADM 105 ANDORAK (turn 358): AXLY HIMSELF of GERFEL'S FRIENDS from ARUAK CITY
                            (Generalissimo Puerco, mgr.)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 236): TREE PEOPLE (Elderberry, mgr.)
 DM  11 ARUAK CITY (turn 473): 'CROSSED UP (Dr. Mabuse, mgr.)
 DM  14 TOBIR (turn 473): THE DOGHOUSE (Leeta, mgr.)
 DM  22 SOLVEN (turn 466): SERPENTINE INC. (Floyd, mgr.)
 DM  24 ZORPUNT (turn 462): BATTLEMANIA (Darkfist, mgr.)
 DM  25 LYRATILAN (turn 462): PRIMATES-R-US (Crip, mgr.)
 DM  26 CALEAM (turn 463): WARCKERS (Papaiz, mgr.)
 DM  30 IAYE (turn 459): GAMEHENDGE (Malaquar, mgr.)
 DM  40 ZENSU (turn 424): TACO GODS (The Oracle, mgr.)
 DM  41 KATI-TEI (turn 418): THE FLINTSTONES (Lord Genesis, mgr.)
 DM  46 ARDIVENT (turn 410): HARDTIMESINBABYLON (Technogeek, mgr.)
 DM  52 FRATSFA (turn 183): MIDDLE WAY 8 (Leeta, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 322): POWER BROKERS (Mannequin, mgr.)
 DM  63 AMEN-TEI (turn 312): WAYFARERS (Leeta, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 138): SHADOW GOLD (Shadowgate, mgr.)
ADM 105 ANDORAK (turn 358): BOXES, etc. (Doc Steele, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                   ----------------
 DM   8 ARKERS (turn 235): ODDJOB of BONDAGE (Spawn, mgr.)
 DM  11 ARUAK CITY (turn 473): RED HOT of COLORIFIC (Purple People Eater, mgr.)
                               SUMTHING PAINFUL of U.B.O.S.M. (Dreihdenflahg, mgr.)
                   (turn 472): VAJRA VALMEJAR of SCARLET KNIGHTS (Talon Warsmith)
 DM  22 SOLVEN (turn 465): ROBERT BORK of CONSPIRACY INC. (?, mgr.)
 DM  40 ZENSU (turn 423): KING LOVE of SUNNYLAND (Zalgor Prigg, mgr.)
 DM  41 KATI-TEI (turn 417): FOOTSORE of WANDERERS (Leeta, mgr.)
 DM  60 ARADI (turn 322): VERISIMILITUDE of ELOQUENT KNIGHTS (Soultaker, mgr.)
                          PUTZ'N ALONG of JOKA MASHER! (Sultan, mgr.)
                          BIGGLES of BUMS 'R' US (Berylstar, mgr.)
 DM  63 AMEN-TEI (turn 312): RAZORTOOTHROTEY of TOMATO ENFORCER (THawk, mgr.)
                 (turn 311): PIPE LAYER of WORKING MEN (Soultaker, mgr.)
                             XINGARA of THE EXILED ONES (Darklock, mgr.)
 DM  71 KYR'TERR (turn 137): SHADOW HAWK of 2ND ARCTIC GUARDS (Yukon Cornelius, mgr.)

                                 DUELMASTER'S COLUMN
                             Notes from the arena champ.

     Meradi and I keep kicking each other's butts.  I am 2-2 life time vs. Parry-
Strikes, and my last four fights have all been against Meradi.  And guess what,
there's no one else that I am eligible to challenge this turn, so it's time to turn
it into a best of five.

Squash Butt
Otto's Parts

                                      SPY REPORT

     Hail FRATSFA!  Warriors of the arena, prepare to be praised and blamed for your 
deeds.  And let's see, TROLL fought REBELLION and gained 21 points and contributed to 
THEY MIGHT BE ORCS' 4-1-1.  LENA KORIL has lost to CAULIFLOWER EARS, falling 7 
points, while helping make MIDDLE WAY 8 a 1-4-0 turn.  We should ask VIOLENT VIOLET 
about the thrill of victory, and what being the new Duelmaster does for a warrior, 
she's now the one to ask.  Can someone confirm a rumor for me?  I hear the top team 
makes their losing fighters do dishes at The Victory Tavern until they win.  Maybe?   
     Oriental wise man once say, 'Hiding behind shields prevents proper sun tanning.' 
Inscrutable, but true.  I also notice that the IRON CATHEDRAL stable was the most 
avoided team this turn.  Come on FRATSFA, what are you afraid of?  And avoiding IRON 
CATHEDRAL more than any other team we find OTTO'S PARTS.  FRATSFA, are we going to 
accept, or respect this sort of thing?   
     A coward dies a thousand deaths, a brave man only once.  Wise men know this to 
be true.  Whatever bright future REBELLION may have had, it's all history now.  The 
manager of ASSASSIN NATION has lost a promising 3-0-1 warrior.  A brave warrior does 
not carry a red shield, he has nothing to cover or hide when the fight is over.  
Consider well.   
     Remember, blood on the purple robe does not change it from a purple robe.  Dare 
to fight bravely.  Always good to rest in FRATSFA, but never good to wear out my 
welcome.  Look for me in future turns.  Until you see my quill in FRATSFA again, 
farewell-- Alarond the Scribe  

DUELMASTER                     W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 VIOLENT VIOLET 3308          13   3  0   110       FLOWER GIRLS (189)

CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-BLOODY NOSE 3175             18  15  1   134       OTTO'S PARTS (150)
-MERADI 3437                  19   4  0    91       KING AND COUNTRY (345)

CHAMPIONS                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 SQUASH BUTT 3269             15  13  1    90       OTTO'S PARTS (150)
-SINISTER SAINT 1690          15  12  1    87       IRON CATHEDRAL (159)
 RED EYE 2171                 18  18  2    86       ASSASSIN NATION (186)
 INSOLENT IRIS 3323           11   2  0    77       FLOWER GIRLS (189)

CHALLENGER ADEPTS              W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 GRIM GLADIOLA 3316           10   3  0    62       FLOWER GIRLS (189)
 COLLAPSED LUNG 3380           6   7  2    59       OTTO'S PARTS (150)

ADEPTS                         W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-TEMPER 3373                  10   5  0    48       IRON CATHEDRAL (159)
 CAULIFLOWER EARS 3424         6   5  0    46       OTTO'S PARTS (150)
 RENDOR QUIL 3497              7   5  0    44       MIDDLE WAY 8 (351)
 TEALIN SALI 3496              7   5  0    39       MIDDLE WAY 8 (351)
 NEFAN MURH 3499               7   5  0    35       MIDDLE WAY 8 (351)

CHALLENGER INITIATES           W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-THAASOPHOBE 3454              2   2  0    33       PHOBIC PHENOMS (346)
-SOUTHPOINT 3492               1   0  0    33       OHIO (350)
 MUTILATE 3375                 4   3  1    31       ASSASSIN NATION (186)
 NASTY NASTURTIUM 3307         3   2  0    31       FLOWER GIRLS (189)
 MURRAY 3341                   3   0  0    27       KIWI CONNECTION (337)
 LENA KORIL 3495               7   5  0    26       MIDDLE WAY 8 (351)
-MALICE 3447                   4   3  0    26       IRON CATHEDRAL (159)
 POL OLVAN 3498                6   6  0    24       MIDDLE WAY 8 (351)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
 HORRID HOLLY 3334             4   5  0    23       FLOWER GIRLS (189)
 TROLL 3505                    1   1  1    22       THEY MIGHT BE ORCS (352)
-PHOBOPHOBE 3452               3   1  1    21       PHOBIC PHENOMS (346)
-BLENNOPHOBE 3470              2   1  0    19       PHOBIC PHENOMS (346)
-STEUBENVILLE 3487             1   0  0    19       OHIO (350)
 LEVIATHAN 3506                1   1  0    16       THEY MIGHT BE ORCS (352)
 TROGLODYTE 3504               1   1  0    16       THEY MIGHT BE ORCS (352)
-HADES 341                     3   5  1    15       THE OLYMPICS (65)

INITIATES                      W   L  K POINTS      TEAM NAME                  
-HALF MAST 3390                2   2  0    13       ASSASSIN NATION (186)
 ORCA 3503                     1   1  0    13       THEY MIGHT BE ORCS (352)
-FAT FRIAR 3455                3   3  0    12       IRON CATHEDRAL (159)
-POSEIDON 338                  2   4  1    11       THE OLYMPICS (65)
-ZEUS 337                      2   5  0    11       THE OLYMPICS (65)
-VICAR GENERAL 3474            2   1  0    11       IRON CATHEDRAL (159)
 OCEANUS 339                   2   5  0    11       THE OLYMPICS (65)
-TOLEDO 3482                   1   0  0    11       OHIO (350)
-CLEO 3433                     1   2  0    11       KING AND COUNTRY (345)
-CHARLEY 3444                  0   3  0    10       KING AND COUNTRY (345)
-JAMESTOWN 3491                1   0  0     8       OHIO (350)
-BEXLEY 3486                   1   0  0     6       OHIO (350)
 FILTER 3419                   1   2  0     5       ASSASSIN NATION (186)
 NEANDERTHAL 3507              0   2  0     2       THEY MIGHT BE ORCS (352)

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

THE DEAD               W  L K TEAM NAME             SLAIN BY             TURN Revenge?
REBELLION 3406         3  1 1 ASSASSIN NATION 186   TROLL 3505            184         
CARDINAL CYN 2556      6  8 0 IRON CATHEDRAL 159    PHOBOPHOBE 3452       180 NOT REVE
CLARRY 3434            8  4 0 KING AND COUNTRY 345  BLOODY NOSE 3175      182         

                                     PERSONAL ADS

I surely hope you lovely guys are ready for my girls to cater to your every need on
the sands (and elsewhere).  They are so hot!  And soon you gentlemen (and no
disservice meant to the ladies as all my Flower Girls are ambidextrous!) will be hot
also.  Yours in love and war.... -- Lady Fern, Flower Girls

Some like it hot!  Here we come to provide the heat!  Hello to all our old friends in
the International Community. -- The Flower Girls

Sinister Saint -- You are truly evil. -- Collapsed Lung

Temper -- So much for planning your demise.  I now feel like someone has slapped me
hard upside the head. -- Cauliflower Ears

Squash Butt -- I want you!  We could make great time together.  I have what you want!
Try me? -- Violent Violet

Ohio -- If only we could switch records. -- Orcs

Fratsfa -- Good to be back. -- Slugbait

Murray -- Lucky matchup. -- Orca

Bexley -- I thought I had you. -- Troll

Malice -- Well, I hope this is the right place.  It doesn't look anything like
Noblish Island.  But I like the competition so far! -- Tealin Sali
P.S.  Could you show me the best places for somebody with pretensions to good manners
to hang out?

Charley -- You "gave" me the edge?  I could've sworn I was fighting for it. -- Lena
Koril

     Gave under duress? -- Ed.

I thought the "Honest Merchant" was a contradiction in terms.  And I was right! --
Rendor Quil

Cleo -- Ma'am, I got carried away!  It was the change in climate.  My aim is usually
better.  Please say you forgive me! -- Nefan Murh

Fat Friar -- You must have trouble getting armor to fit.  Who does your armor work?
-- Pol Olvan

15 September 2003
An Announcement Concerning the Brotherhood of the Blade Alliance:
     I have chosen to withdraw my membership from the Brotherhood of the Blade
alliance.  The years I have spent in the alliance have been the best of my DM career.
I leave the alliance with many great friends and will always remain close to my
former brethren.
     The Brotherhood of the Blade will not skip a beat without my membership.  It
remains in very capable hands and its roster is among the strongest in the game.
With the return on some of its founding members to DM, I know the BOB will continue
to grow in strength and prestige in the years to come. -- The Sandman

29 September 2003
All -- Let it be known that the Firm accepts SOL into its ranks.  The Firm is:
SunGod, Dark Spirit, Youngblood, Tripwire, and SOL.

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

SQUASH BUTT was devastated by VIOLENT VIOLET in a 1 minute mismatched Title fight.
RED EYE was unbelievably bested by INSOLENT IRIS in a exciting 3 minute uneven battle.
GRIM GLADIOLA won victory over RENDOR QUIL in a crowd pleasing 1 minute brawl.
TEALIN SALI was defeated by COLLAPSED LUNG in a exciting 1 minute fight.
NEFAN MURH viciously subdued HORRID HOLLY in a action packed 2 minute gory brawl.
NASTY NASTURTIUM devastated OCEANUS in a 1 minute mismatched match.
CAULIFLOWER EARS handily defeated LENA KORIL in a 1 minute uneven fight.
POL OLVAN was vanquished by MUTILATE in a 1 minute uneven duel.
FILTER was vanquished by LEVIATHAN in a 1 minute uneven fight.
REBELLION was viciously butchered by TROLL in a tiresome 8 minute novice's fight.
MURRAY overpowered NEANDERTHAL in a exciting 1 minute one-sided fight.
ORCA devastated POLITE BEGGAR in a monotonous 6 minute mismatched conflict.
TROGLODYTE subdued TRUSTWORTHY SCRIBE in a crowd pleasing 4 minute novice's brawl.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|SLASHING ATTACK                  4         BASHING ATTACK    15 -   8 -  1      65  |
|AIMED BLOW                       4         PARRY-STRIKE      17 -  11 -  0      61  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    4         WALL OF STEEL     13 -   9 -  3      59  |
|LUNGING ATTACK                   3         LUNGING ATTACK    24 -  18 -  2      57  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   3         SLASHING ATTACK   12 -  10 -  1      55  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      2         TOTAL PARRY       12 -  12 -  0      50  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                  2         AIMED BLOW         8 -   9 -  2      47  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     1         STRIKING ATTACK   10 -  13 -  1      43  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    1         PARRY-LUNGE        4 -   6 -  1      40  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      0         PARRY-RIPOSTE      6 -  10 -  0      38  |

Turn 184 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:

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

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
SLASHING ATTACK  VIOLENT VIOLET 3308        13   3  0  110 FLOWER GIRLS (189)
PARRY-STRIKE     SQUASH BUTT 3269           15  13  1   90 OTTO'S PARTS (150)
TOTAL PARRY      INSOLENT IRIS 3323         11   2  0   77 FLOWER GIRLS (189)
WALL OF STEEL    GRIM GLADIOLA 3316         10   3  0   62 FLOWER GIRLS (189)
LUNGING ATTACK   CAULIFLOWER EARS 3424       6   5  0   46 OTTO'S PARTS (150)
BASHING ATTACK   RENDOR QUIL 3497            7   5  0   44 MIDDLE WAY 8 (351)
PARRY-RIPOSTE    TEALIN SALI 3496            7   5  0   39 MIDDLE WAY 8 (351)
Note: Warriors have a winning record and are an Adept or Above.

The overall popularity leader is RED EYE 2171.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was NEFAN MURH 3499.  The ten other most popular fighters were RED EYE 2171, 
COLLAPSED LUNG 3380, CAULIFLOWER EARS 3424, MURRAY 3341, VIOLENT VIOLET 3308, 
INSOLENT IRIS 3323, GRIM GLADIOLA 3316, RENDOR QUIL 3497, LEVIATHAN 3506, and 
NEANDERTHAL 3507.

The least popular fighter this week was ORCA 3503.  The other ten least popular 
fighters were REBELLION 3406, TROLL 3505, FILTER 3419, POL OLVAN 3498, LENA KORIL 
3495, OCEANUS 339, HORRID HOLLY 3334, SQUASH BUTT 3269, MUTILATE 3375, and NASTY 
NASTURTIUM 3307.

               NEW GRADUATES--FROM ALL ARENAS (INCLUDING CLOSED ARENAS)

     For those of you who keep track of such things, 18 additional warriors graduated 
from regular DM arenas (including closed arenas) since the last tournament:

                          CAFFEINE JUNKIE (3-6110) ADDICTED 
                        CATFISH HUNTER (5-3315) PARTY ANIMALS 
                          MATTAHOOPLE (16-4203) GIFTED GODS 
                         SWEET JANE (53-6535) THE DARK TEMPLE 
                              LIL NOIR (62-3311) ENIGMA 
                         NARCISSISTIC NUN (69-8644) ODD SQUAD 
                             LEGION '8' (71-2369) D.O.A. 
                       RAW SEX APPEAL (82-1331) WHY WE LOVE TUM 
                         ZOMBIE STOMP (82-2617) NO MORE TEARS 
                        VIOLENT VOLE (82-4565) MAMMAL MILITIA 
                         LADY OF THE MOON (82-5481) HARM NONE 
                      KAMIKAZI GNAT (82-6073) DEADLY ATTACKS II 
                      THE 13TH WARRIOR (82-6346) STOOPID MOVIES 
                              SIRTON (82-9190) I AM SUCK 
                            DUNE (82-10414) 4-LETTER EPICS 
                           FLEM (82-12614) 4-LETTER FLUIDS 
                     GREENHOUSE EFFECT (82-12996) GLOBAL WARMING 
                         UGLY (82-14501) 4-LETTER DESCRIPTION 

                                          -- Green Eyes