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Date   : 06/22/2006    Duedate: 07/05/2006

FREE BLADES

DM-103    TURN-431

RANK TEAMS                  W    L  K    %  RANK TEAMS                  W    L  K    %
  1 MEOW MIX 21/978       244   96  6 71.8    7 LEGION OF DU 13/1056   12   12  0 50.0
    DARKENED PRIDE 37/998                     8 PHILANTHROPIS 35/510  233  242  5 49.1
    BLACKEST PRIDE 21/842                       PHILANTHROPISTS 3 35/1011             
  2 COLGATE DAYS 33/1062 1268  683 11 65.0      THE PHILANTHROPISTS 35/746            
    SPONGMONKEYS 25/1076                        PHILANTHROPISTS 55/831                
  3 DSM4 9/461            689  443  9 60.9      PHILANTHROPISTS 2 35/948              
    THE BROTHERHOOD 10 82/1085                  PHILANTHROPISTS 40/1234               
    GARDEN OF HORRORS 40/1238                 9 BLOOD KNIGHTS 61/284  289  318  9 47.6
    BALLAD OF THE BLADE 11/1229                 THE DRAGON FIST 78/1210               
    BROTHERHOOD 74/1073                         SCARLET KNIGHTS 70/403                
    I AM SAM 75/1075                         10 GWAR 70/691           181  203  4 47.1
  4-DARK TOADS 38/1095     73   59  0 55.3      FEAR FACTORY 78/1236                  
    SPLIT INFINITY 2 65/1141                    FEAR FACTORY IV 70/713                
    DARK TOADS 05D 82/1231                      GWAR 77/1235                          
    TOADS OF AMBER III 82/1224                  FEAR FACTORY 61/632                   
    DARK TOADS 74/1161                       11 RHYME TYME 55/397     271  307  0 46.9
    TOADS OF AMBER 82/1223                   12 REDHORSE 56/823       392  460  3 46.0
    DARK TOADS 78/1221                          SKAITHVARN 51/1101                    
    DARK TOADS 65/1149                          DARKLINGS 74/1160                     
    TOADS OF KRONDUR II 82/1225                 ROCANIS RIDERS 55/285                 
    DARK TOADS 75/1182                       13 THE LAWMEN 12/292      65   82  0 44.2
  5 SLYTHERIN HO 74/1164  549  454  6 54.7   14 UNDER DURESS 64/743   735 1048 10 41.2
  6-ANARCHY 19/1030       110   96  3 53.4      DUPLICATE REDUNDANCY 33/764           
    THE WRETCHED 82/1232                     15-CROC FILES 29/951      96  160  5 37.5
    PARANOID ASYLUM 75/1183                  16 MIDDLE WAY 17/1058    499 1086  8 31.5
    ACT OF MALICE 56/1079                       SAND DANCERS 65/1130                  
    PARANOIA 65/1148                            SAND DANCERS 74/1158                  
    IMMORTAL ASYLUM 17/877                      CARDOW HUNTERS 13/761                 
    MALICIOUS INTENT 17/1077                    SAND DANCERS 51/1102                  
    THE ARMAGEDDON 17/1074                   17-MEAT MARKET 15/1237     1    1  0 50.0

    '##/###' Avoid teams by their Team Id     '-'  Team did not fight this turn

                                  WARRIOR SPOTLIGHT

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                        ---===FREE BLADES REGIONAL NEWS===---

                                     Duelmasters
                                     -----------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 543): MRI of SOLITAIRE (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 543): NICK FURY of MARVEL HEROES (Dr. Strange, mgr.)
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 537): TENDER LOIN of MEAT MARKET (?, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 540): POT OF GOLD of GOLDEN GLADIATORS (Midas, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 538): THORIK of STEEL WOLVES (?, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 536): JILL OPPY of FUNKY FOLK (Papa Bear, mgr.)
 DM  28 SLAUGHTER PRIEST MEM (turn 268): LADY CONSOLACION of FILIPINA LADYZ (Lady
                                         Martilyo, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 529): YEAR OF THE CAT of ARENA FELINES (Garfield, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 266): JARL FORKBEARD of THE STORMGUARDS (The Icelord, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 525): GRETH of RILL'S GCSC2 (Rillion, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 523): THIMBELL of THE SEWING CIRCLE (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 514): NOREASTER of DIRT DEVILS (The Dark One, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 477): DAPHNE CAMISADO of TERMAGANT VOTARY (Noachian, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 243): FROSTFLARE of NORTHERN LIGHTS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  47 SCOMSS SWAMP (turn 237): FIGHTING TREE of LAND OF OZ (Oz the Successful)
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 224): YAIWE of DARK SIDHE (Daehir, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 404): TOE of GET (JE, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 383): RANDY of FAVORITE GUYS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 370): DEADWOOD of POSSE (Rosebud, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 173): ENDU ENDU of DUDS (Amy A Airhead, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAIYLA KIV (turn 341): REM of DARKLINGS (She-Puppy, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 336): PRONGS of HOGWARTS EXPRESS (Rillion, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 325): AIDEN of LETHAL HERITAGE (Lord Xiang, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 430): FUNNY BUNNY of RHYME TYME from KHALANI (Emerald Orbs)

                                      Top Teams
                                      ---------
 DM   9 ZUKAL (turn 543): PHILANTHROPISTS II (Aragorn, mgr.)
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 543): none
 DM  15 MALCORN (turn 537): TRIPLE CROWN (Sultan, mgr.)
 DM  16 WILLAF (turn 540): PUNNY AMINALS (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  17 ALJAFIR (turn 538): STEEL WOLVES (?, mgr.)
 DM  19 ZUWAYZA (turn 536): JAGUAR WARRIORS (Noachian, mgr.)
 DM  28 SLAUGHTER PRIEST MEM (turn 268): OLD WANDERERS (?, mgr.)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 529): CARDOW HUNTERS (Uncle Wolf, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 266): SOL INVICTUS (Bobby Bigfoot, mgr.)
 DM  32 ARVAT (turn 525): RILL'S GCSC2 (Rillion, mgr.)
 DM  33 NIATOLI ISLAND (turn 523): DEATH PENALTY (Rosebud, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 514): CHILDREN OF LLYR (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 477): THE FAMILY (Jorja, mgr.)
 DM  45 STORMCROWE (turn 243): THE FIVE RONIN (Bones, mgr.)
 DM  47 SCOMSS SWAMP (turn 237): none
 DM  50 SNOWBOUND (turn 224): DARK SIDHE (Daehir, mgr.)
 DM  56 ROCANIS (turn 404): GET (JE, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 383): FEAR FACTORY (Var, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 370): SAND DANCERS (Lani, mgr.)
 DM  73 ERINIKA (turn 173): FAMILY JEWELS (Gem Genius, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAIYLA KIV (turn 341): SAND DANCERS (Olinda, mgr.)
 DM  75 JADE MOUNTAIN (turn 336): HOGWARTS EXPRESS (Rillion, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 325): LETHAL HERITAGE (Lord Xiang, mgr.)
ADM 103 FREE BLADES (turn 430): MEOW MIX, etc. (Ultraist, mgr.)

                                   Recent Graduates
                                  -----------------
 DM  12 RIZTAB (turn 543): NICK FURY of MARVEL HEROES (Dr. Strange, mgr.)
               (turn 542): AGGRANDIZIN ANNE of HIGH JINKS (Jondeaux, mgr.)
 DM  28 SLAUGHTER PRIEST MEM (turn 268): LADY CONSOLACION of FILIPINA LADYZ (Lady
                                         Martilyo, mgr.)
                                         GRIM BLACKSMITH of NORTHERN BADLANDS
                                         (Maximillian, mgr.)
                             (turn 267): MOONSHINE of LUNAE MILITES (The Omnimancer)
 DM  29 LAPUR (turn 528): ENOSHIMA of BLACK SAMURAI (Doc Miracle, mgr.)
 DM  31 CHIMLEVTAL (turn 266): JARL FORKBEARD of THE STORMGUARDS (The Icelord, mgr.)
                               KIRKEN TUORNIN of THE NIGHTHAWKS (Firehawk, mgr.)
                               WARGASM of AVENGERS (Huckle Cat, mgr.)
 DM  35 MURSKA (turn 514): BUMP 'N' JUMP of FLIPPERS ARCADE (Huckle Cat, mgr.)
 DM  43 VEASTIAN (turn 477): DAPHNE CAMISADO of TERMAGANT VOTARY (Noachian, mgr.)
 DM  61 JURINE (turn 382): PITSPAWN FOULDOG of FEAR FACTORY (Var, mgr.)
 DM  65 DAL SHANG (turn 369): TEBAS TEN KOGAN of SAND DANCERS (Lani, mgr.)
 DM  74 DAIYLA KIV (turn 341): REM of DARKLINGS (She-Puppy, mgr.)
 DM  78 LIN TIRIAN (turn 325): AIDEN of LETHAL HERITAGE (Lord Xiang, mgr.)

                             REPORT FROM WITHIN THE TOWER

Hey!

     Debby Tonte has gone off on a tour of Alastarian beaches, so here I am again!
Cool!  Here's the news.
     Nobody got killed this turn, and that's got to be a good thing.
     Our most challenged warrior this turn was Superior Forces.  SAMOO (37-4630) (36-
19-2,194) of DARKENED PRIDE challenged SUPERIOR FORCES (33-4543) (86-127-2,236) of
DUPLICATE REDUNDANCY.  SAMOO demolished SUPERIOR FORCES in a 1 minute mismatched
Challenge competition.
     There weren't any TV challenges this turn.  That doesn't make sense, does it?
But I dunno, if you look at his record you'd think Paranoia ought to have a TV.  He
challenged the Lord Marshall and...well, take a look.  PARANOIA (9-4557) (64-15-
2,255) of DSM4 challenged FUNNY BUNNY (55-1862) (124-146-1,274) of RHYME TYME.
PARANOIA devastated FUNNY BUNNY in a 2 minute mismatched Challenge Title fight.  So
Paranoia is top Lunger now.  And just look at that record.  He ought to be at the top
of two or three styles, don't you think?  That dude is GOOD.  Paranoia, Funny Bunny
never did get a column in and now he probably feels like he doesn't have to, so it's
on you.  Free Blades needs a column.
     Some people thought this fight was worth commenting on.  I don't know....
AFFLICTED (61-2494) (28-17-0,95) of FEAR FACTORY challenged THE QUICKLING (70-1669)
(65-151-2,113) of SCARLET KNIGHTS.  AFFLICTED savagely defeated THE QUICKLING in a 13
minute Challenge match.  Frankly, some parts of it were pretty dull.
     You know who our top Striker is?  Our Overall Popularity Leader, the limber
blonde, Cyladia!  Woo hoo!  CYLADIA (51-1122) (122-128-1,255) of SKAITHVARN fought
JELIAH BIGABO (35-3676) (36-17-2,188) of PHILANTHROPISTS 3.  CYLADIA overpowered
JELIAH BIGABO in a crowd pleasing 2 minute one-sided duel.  I'm told that this lady
is approaching a winning record after years of...of not, so let's keep an eye out for
that.
     Oh, and our top Aimed Blow, that up-and-coming style, is King Love.  KING LOVE
(40-3748) (46-38-2,244) of GARDEN OF HORRORS challenged TRYURLUCK (61-1029) (93-69-
1,244) of BLOOD KNIGHTS.  KING LOVE handily defeated TRYURLUCK in a 1 minute one-
sided Challenge match.  Tryurluck was Top Slasher last turn, but after this fight he
lost it to Julius.
     Now, Wyatt Earp is our top Parry-Riposter, and he got challenged.    RETRIBUTION
(74-2982) (31-21-1,218) of BROTHERHOOD challenged WYATT EARP (12-2168) (39-21-1,218)
of THE LAWMEN.  RETRIBUTION was bested by WYATT EARP in a popular 1 minute Challenge
fight.  Good job Wyatt.
     Top Slasher JULIUS (64-3641) (96-115-2,211) of UNDER DURESS fought VINCENT
CRABBE (74-3498) (48-43-2,191) of SLYTHERIN HOUSE.  JULIUS viciously subdued VINCENT
CRABBE in a crowd pleasing 2 minute bloody bout.  Hmm.  Look at that experience
difference.  You wouldn't think it'd be much of a fight, but then maybe Mr. Crabbe
has some tourney fights under his belt.
     Our best Parry-Lunger is Nightcap.  NIGHTCAP (74-2745) (94-103-0,210) of
DARKLINGS fought GOSSAMER (35-3656) (36-28-1,179) of PHILANTHROPISTS 2.  NIGHTCAP
vanquished GOSSAMER in an exciting 1 minute gruesome one-sided fight.  Everyone knows
that Parry-Lunging is the sexiest style.  You know, I think these guys with over 150
fights should retire and let someone new get the girls.
     Our best Total Parry is Pungent Stench.  ROYLAND (56-3380) (104-66-0,211) of
REDHORSE fought PUNGENT STENCH (61-2458) (37-23-1,205) of FEAR FACTORY.  ROYLAND
savagely defeated PUNGENT STENCH in an exciting 2 minute brutal bout.  Too bad!  I
don't like to see stylemaster's losing their fights.  Better work on that, Pungent.
     Now, Loping Wolf is our top Wall of Steel fighter, and let me just point out
again that he should retired.  I mean, look at that silly record.  Let someone else
have a chance!  SKULL STROKER (21-5590) (25-10-0,184) of BLACKEST PRIDE challenged
LOPING WOLF (56-1796) (83-133-0,188) of REDHORSE.  SKULL STROKER was viciously
subdued by LOPING WOLF in a 2 minute Challenge fight.
     Our top Parry-Striker is Mortification.  And... he lost.  Come on, you guys!
MORTIFICATION (61-2333) (42-34-4,205) of FEAR FACTORY fought KYRLANIA (70-2327) (91-
113-1,197) of SCARLET KNIGHTS.  MORTIFICATION was devastated by KYRLANIA in a popular
1 minute gory one-sided bout.
     And that leaves Top Basher.  GREGORY GOYLE (74-3497) (43-47-1,161) of SLYTHERIN
HOUSE fought FLATTUS MAXIMUS (77-2125) (43-41-2,124) of GWAR.  GREGORY GOYLE was
handily defeated by FLATTUS MAXIMUS in a 1 minute mismatched bout.  Flattus holds on
to his title.  Good going there.
     I heard a rumor that there's a feud going on between Ballad of the Blade and
Cardow Hunters.  Any truth to that? REQUIEM (11-4472) (24-16-0,145) of BALLAD OF THE
BLADE challenged REDFOX (13-4197) (66-106-0,163) of CARDOW HUNTERS.  REQUIEM was
vanquished by REDFOX in a popular 1 minute uneven Challenge duel.
     That seems to about wrap it up for this turn.  You all have a good fortnight and
depending on how Ms. Tonte's tan is coming along, I may see you next turn!

                                                     Turk

LORD-MARSHALL                 W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 PARANOIA 9-4557             65  15  2  268  DSM4 (461)                 ZUKAL

GRAND CHALLENGER CHAMPIONS    W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 CYLADIA 51-1122            123 128  1  275  SKAITHVARN (1101)          TRICORUS
 KING LOVE 40-3748           47  38  2  267  GARDEN OF HORRORS (1238)   ZENSU
 NIGHTFALL 74-2421          129 106  4  250  DARKLINGS (1160)           DAYLA KIV
-BLEYS 82-13278              28  16  2  236  TOADS OF AMBER (1223)      DWES EG
 WYATT EARP 12-2168          40  21  1  229  THE LAWMEN (292)           RIZTAB
 ROYLAND 56-3380            105  66  0  226  REDHORSE (823)             ROCANIS
-SAVAGE SAGE 17-4022         39  35  0  226  IMMORTAL ASYLUM (877)      ALJAFIR
 DARTMAN 33-7161             44  17  3  222  COLGATE DAYS (1062)        NIATOLI ISLAND
 JULIUS 64-3641              97 115  2  220  UNDER DURESS (743)         KURUKAR
 NIGHTCAP 74-2745            95 103  0  220  DARKLINGS (1160)           DAYLA KIV
-THE BIG MEOW 21-5307        26   5  0  217  MEOW MIX (978)             SUNSET
 DRACO MALFOY 74-3500        59  23  1  216  SLYTHERIN HOUSE (1164)     DAYLA KIV
 JAMMIES 74-2829             85  86  1  215  DARKLINGS (1160)           DAYLA KIV
 KYRLANIA 70-2327            92 113  1  214  SCARLET KNIGHTS (403)      SENTERN
-FUT COUGH 17-4815           50  25  0  211  IMMORTAL ASYLUM (877)      ALJAFIR

GRAND CHAMPIONS               W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 SAMOO 37-4630               37  19  2  210  DARKENED PRIDE (998)       SIBIKHAS
 PUNGENT STENCH 61-2458      37  24  1  206  FEAR FACTORY (632)         JURINE
 FUNNY BUNNY 55-1862        124 147  1  204  RHYME TYME (397)           KHALANI
 MILA 55-29                  92 116  0  203  ROCANIS RIDERS (285)       KHALANI
 LOPING WOLF 56-1796         84 133  0  203  REDHORSE (823)             ROCANIS
-BRAND 82-13289              38  30  1  203  TOADS OF AMBER III (1224)  DWES EG
 GOLEM 35-1485               63  47  1  202  THE PHILANTHROPISTS (746)  MURSKA
 TOM RIDDLE 74-3501          46  45  3  202  SLYTHERIN HOUSE (1164)     DAYLA KIV
-JON SNOW 78-2389            30  11  2  202  DARK TOADS (1221)          LIN TIRIAN
-REPRISAL 82-14465           20   7  1  202  THE BROTHERHOOD 10 (1085)  DWES EG
 TAIRIKIA 51-4247           103  91  2  201  SAND DANCERS (1102)        TRICORUS
 RETROVIRUS 70-6086          36  30  0  201  FEAR FACTORY IV (713)      SENTERN
 RETRIBUTION 74-2982         31  22  1  201  BROTHERHOOD (1073)         DAYLA KIV
-VALLANT 38-4151             53  30  2  199  DARK TOADS (1095)          CLIFFHOME
-AKELDAMA 56-2417            19   3  0  199  ACT OF MALICE (1079)       ROCANIS
-OSIRIS 19-4111              42  30  2  196  ANARCHY (1030)             ZUWAYZA
-MIDNIGHT FAITH 75-2651      30  21  1  194  PARANOID ASYLUM (1183)     JADE MOUNTAIN
 TRYURLUCK 61-1029           93  70  1  192  BLOOD KNIGHTS (284)        JURINE
 SUPERIOR FORCES 33-4543     86 128  2  192  DUPLICATE REDUNDANCY (764) NIATOLI ISLAND
-WINSTON 75-2600             51  35  0  192  DARK TOADS (1182)          JADE MOUNTAIN
 PROPANE TORCH 61-2524       31  26  1  191  FEAR FACTORY (632)         JURINE
 T-BONE 13-3139              31  18  0  191  LEGION OF DUMB (1056)      DULLENS
 DOC HOLIDAY 12-2956         28  26  1  191  THE LAWMEN (292)           RIZTAB
 DARLINA 74-2995             55  51  3  189  SAND DANCERS (1158)        DAYLA KIV
 VINCENT CRABBE 74-3498      48  44  2  189  SLYTHERIN HOUSE (1164)     DAYLA KIV
 MORTIFICATION 61-2333       42  35  4  188  FEAR FACTORY (632)         JURINE
-WHATCHA WANT 17-3627        34  38  5  186  THE ARMAGEDDON (1074)      ALJAFIR
 RIDDLER 61-1856             65  48  1  184  FEAR FACTORY (632)         JURINE
-TREMOR CHRIST 17-4047       44  34  2  184  IMMORTAL ASYLUM (877)      ALJAFIR

GRAND CHAMPIONS               W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 SMUG BUG 55-2900            58 108  0  183  RHYME TYME (397)           KHALANI
-PANIC ATTACK 9-3624         37  32  2  183  DSM4 (461)                 ZUKAL
-WAIS 65-6447                38  53  0  182  DARK TOADS (1149)          DAL SHANG
 3 FISTED RAT BOY 70-6130    34  43  3  182  GWAR (691)                 SENTERN
 JELIAH BIGABO 35-3676       36  18  2  181  PHILANTHROPISTS 3 (1011)   MURSKA
 SKULL STROKER 21-5590       25  11  0  181  BLACKEST PRIDE (842)       SUNSET

GRAND CHALLENGER ADEPTS       W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 KELOS 55-30                 82 121  4  176  ROCANIS RIDERS (285)       KHALANI
 VICTIM OF SOCIETY 55-3179   38  40  2  174  PHILANTHROPISTS (831)      KHALANI
 GOSSAMER 35-3656            36  29  1  174  PHILANTHROPISTS 2 (948)    MURSKA
 REDFOX 13-4197              67 106  0  173  CARDOW HUNTERS (761)       DULLENS
 SAMARIUM 75-3071            25  14  1  173  I AM SAM (1075)            JADE MOUNTAIN
-THOMAS 82-14150             26  37  2  170  TOADS OF KRONDUR II (1225) DWES EG
-SON OF SAM 17-3911          23  16  1  167  MALICIOUS INTENT (1077)    ALJAFIR
 CORT NIGHTJEWEL 78-196      72 105  0  165  THE DRAGON FIST (1210)     LIN TIRIAN
 WE LIKE THE MOON 25-5013    35  22  4  162  SPONGMONKEYS (1076)        LYRATILAN
-GISELLA 74-2704             32  20  0  158  DARK TOADS (1161)          DAYLA KIV
-FLIGHT 75-2606              33  20  3  157  PARANOID ASYLUM (1183)     JADE MOUNTAIN
 FLATTUS MAXIMUS 77-2125     44  41  2  154  GWAR (1235)                MAZGOURRAH

GRAND ADEPTS                  W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
-ARIA 75-3012                35  38  1  147  DARK TOADS (1182)          JADE MOUNTAIN
 DAMORETH STENN 65-6105      57  69  1  141  SAND DANCERS (1130)        DAL SHANG
 REQUIEM 11-4472             24  17  0  140  BALLAD OF THE BLADE (1229) ARUAK CITY
-TEMUJIN 65-3796             29  11  0  139  SPLIT INFINITY 2 (1141)    DAL SHANG
 KIMO 70-6089                32  33  4  138  FEAR FACTORY IV (713)      SENTERN
 KNUCKLE JAW 77-2129         40  44  2  134  GWAR (1235)                MAZGOURRAH
-DIAMOND 82--32277            9   2  0  134  DARK TOADS 05D (1231)      DWES EG
 GREGORY GOYLE 74-3497       43  48  1  133  SLYTHERIN HOUSE (1164)     DAYLA KIV
 MUDVAYNE 61-3039            22  12  0  127  FEAR FACTORY (632)         JURINE
 MAINE COON CAT 21-5358      24  15  0  121  MEOW MIX (978)             SUNSET
 NINE INCH NAIL 61-2273      30  26  2  120  FEAR FACTORY (632)         JURINE
 CANNIBAL CORPSE 61-2373     27  22  4  118  FEAR FACTORY (632)         JURINE
-ULTRAMANIAC 21-4876         20  15  3  118  BLACKEST PRIDE (842)       SUNSET
 MOUSE NOYLE 17-6252         36  63  0  109  MIDDLE WAY (1058)          ALJAFIR
 AFFLICTED 61-2494           29  17  0  106  FEAR FACTORY (632)         JURINE
 THE QUICKLING 70-1669       65 152  2  105  SCARLET KNIGHTS (403)      SENTERN

GRAND CHALLENGER INITIATES    W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
-DISORDER 65-6419            30  16  2   98  PARANOIA (1148)            DAL SHANG
 COERCE 78-1577              25  18  1   98  FEAR FACTORY (1236)        LIN TIRIAN
-SAMSARA 75-3055             13  13  0   94  I AM SAM (1075)            JADE MOUNTAIN
 PATIENCE 35-2005            27  18  1   93  PHILANTHROPISTS (510)      MURSKA
 JAVELINO 56-3728            30  33  0   92  REDHORSE (823)             ROCANIS
-SIN-EATER 82-24827          11  18  2   92  THE WRETCHED (1232)        DWES EG

GRAND INITIATES               W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 MARILYN MANSON 61-1993      30  23  2   89  FEAR FACTORY (632)         JURINE
 INERTIA 21-5761             20   8  1   86  BLACKEST PRIDE (842)       SUNSET
 BENEDICTION 61-2362         18  13  3   69  FEAR FACTORY (632)         JURINE
 PITSPAWN FOULDOG 61-3121    15   8  1   69  FEAR FACTORY (632)         JURINE
 DRIZZT 40-4146              16   9  0   55  PHILANTHROPISTS (1234)     ZENSU
-MOLLY 29-4645               15  16  0   53  CROC FILES (951)           LAPUR

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

THE DEAD                    W   L  K TEAM NAME              SLAIN BY              TURN

                               PERSONAL CORRESPONDENCE

Cannibal Corpse -- Ha!  Do you think I, a MOUSE, would be afraid of a corpse-eating
corpse?  In the immortal words of Debby Tonte, as if!  Besides, you're human, and
humans are as the dust beneath my paws. -- Mouse Noyle

Coerce -- Ma'am, you're out of your league.  I've been coerced by experienced and
highly trained coercers, and you aren't up to it. -- Damoreth Stenn
P.S.  But I'm not sure another win is going to be good for my retirement plans.
Jorja's likely to say I should keep on fighting as long as I can win some.  Damned
pigheaded basher!

King Love -- No, I will not.  I sense a hook in that too-sweet bait you're offering.
Put your hand there again, and I will have it off at the neck. -- Tairikia
P.S.  What I am not allowed to do in the arena is not the same as what I can
accomplish out of it.

Nightcap -- I suppose even a sot can win when he's got twice my experience. --
Darlina

Jammies -- What IS that you're wearing?  It looks hot and it...has feet built in?
And whence the off-hand teddy bear? -- Redfox

Osiris -- Sorry I didn't teach you anything. -- Nightfall

Midnight Faith --  Sometimes if you don't get the initiative at the start, there's
just no way to get it back, is there? -- Royland

Gossamer -- Nice train. -- Cyladia

Dartman -- Whew!  You don't fool around, do ya. -- Mila

Akeldama -- Nice job.  What is your record really, counting tourneys? -- Loping Wolf

Propane Torch -- I don't know how you learned those skills from me.  I didn't do
either of those things.  Well, maybe you learned by thinking about what I *should*
have done. -- Kelos

Redfox -- Yeah, maybe we both do. -- Kelos

Darlina -- Remind your manager to change your train. -- Nightcap

Redfox -- I know, sometimes it's hard to figure out what to do to keep the other guy
from totally dominating a short fight.  I have the same issues, I was just lucky this
time.  I'll buy you a beer; maybe we can sit down and figure this "dueling" thing
out. -- Jammies

Sin-Eater -- Hey!  Skills.  Thanks. -- Javelino

26 May 2006
     The Dark Knights of the Desolate Empire want to announce the joining of a new
member who cherishes the same ideals, respect and loyalty that we hold dear.
     From this day forward let all know that Blackstorm is now a Dark Knight of the
Desolate Empire Alliance.  With him as our chosen brother, our alliance only becomes
stronger.  Let all his foes become ours, and ours his.  May all our enemies' blood
flow freely and give NO quarter in war.
     This is also a warning to any cowards, bullies, etc....  If you play with fire,
you WILL get burnt!!!

Dark Knights of the Desolate Empire

6 June 2006
To those involved, no, I have not abandoned your stories.  But I've been letting them
drift, and that has to stop, so I am taking the time to make sure that I know where
they are going, more than just "what happens next" dreamed up on the fly, before
resuming work on them.  No new stories will be started until at least one of the old
ones has concluded, for the same reason:  quantity can't substitute for quality.
Your patience in this matter is appreciated. -- the Scribe

20 May 2006
Dark Knights of the Desolate Empire
Our newest Dark Knight disrespected?!?!?!  ARE THEY SERIOUS?!?!  If at all possible,
let's get over to 31.  I'm on the way.  Let's get 'em. -- Dark Knight Osiris

                                  LAST WEEK'S FIGHTS

PARANOIA devastated FUNNY BUNNY in a 2 minute mismatched Challenge Title fight.
KING LOVE handily defeated TRYURLUCK in a 1 minute one-sided Challenge match.
RETRIBUTION was bested by WYATT EARP in a popular 1 minute Challenge fight.
SAMOO demolished SUPERIOR FORCES in a 1 minute mismatched Challenge competition.
RETROVIRUS devastated SMUG BUG in a 2 minute mismatched Challenge match.
SKULL STROKER was viciously subdued by LOPING WOLF in a 2 minute Challenge fight.
REQUIEM was vanquished by REDFOX in a popular 1 minute uneven Challenge duel.
MAINE COON CAT viciously subdued MOUSE NOYLE in a popular 3 minute Challenge duel.
CANNIBAL CORPSE overpowered PATIENCE in a popular 1 minute one-sided Challenge melee.
AFFLICTED savagely defeated THE QUICKLING in a 13 minute Challenge match.
NIGHTFALL devastated PROPANE TORCH in a 1 minute one-sided battle.
JULIUS viciously subdued VINCENT CRABBE in a crowd pleasing 2 minute bloody bout.
CYLADIA overpowered JELIAH BIGABO in a crowd pleasing 2 minute one-sided duel.
RIDDLER was handily defeated by JAMMIES in a crowd pleasing 2 minute mismatched bout.
ROYLAND savagely defeated PUNGENT STENCH in a exciting 2 minute brutal bout.
DARTMAN savagely defeated GOLEM in a popular 2 minute bloody match.
MILA devastated 3 FISTED RAT BOY in a popular 1 minute one-sided contest.
TAIRIKIA won victory over DOC HOLIDAY in a 2 minute gory match.
SAMARIUM was handily defeated by TOM RIDDLE in a 1 minute uneven duel.
MORTIFICATION was devastated by KYRLANIA in a popular 1 minute gory one-sided bout.
DRACO MALFOY vanquished T-BONE in a 1 minute one-sided match.
NIGHTCAP vanquished GOSSAMER in a exciting 1 minute gruesome one-sided fight.
DARLINA overpowered WE LIKE THE MOON in a popular 1 minute uneven duel.
GREGORY GOYLE was handily defeated by FLATTUS MAXIMUS in a 1 minute mismatched bout.
KELOS overpowered KIMO in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
VICTIM OF SOCIETY vanquished KNUCKLE JAW in a exciting 1 minute one-sided fray.
CORT NIGHTJEWEL demolished MUDVAYNE in a 1 minute one-sided fight.
DAMORETH STENN beat NINE INCH NAIL in a popular 2 minute bout.
BENEDICTION was handily defeated by JAVELINO in a 1 minute mismatched match.
COERCE viciously subdued LUCIFREYJA in a crowd pleasing 4 minute brutal fight.
PITSPAWN FOULDOG was subdued by ROSELLA in a 2 minute struggle.
MARILYN MANSON was beaten by ROSELLA in a popular 5 minute fray.
DRIZZT was demolished by INERTIA in a 1 minute mismatched match.

                                    BATTLE REPORT

             MOST POPULAR                        RECORD DURING THE LAST 10 TURNS     
|FIGHTING STYLE               FIGHTS        FIGHTING STYLE     W -   L -  K   PERCENT|
|LUNGING ATTACK                  15         BASHING ATTACK    13 -   8 -  0      62  |
|STRIKING ATTACK                 10         AIMED BLOW        38 -  29 -  2      57  |
|SLASHING ATTACK                  9         PARRY-LUNGE       24 -  19 -  0      56  |
|WALL OF STEEL                    7         PARRY-RIPOSTE     14 -  12 -  0      54  |
|AIMED BLOW                       6         STRIKING ATTACK   66 -  57 -  0      54  |
|TOTAL PARRY                      5         LUNGING ATTACK    96 -  89 -  2      52  |
|BASHING ATTACK                   3         TOTAL PARRY       45 -  44 -  0      51  |
|PARRY-LUNGE                      3         SLASHING ATTACK   52 -  53 -  0      50  |
|PARRY-STRIKE                     3         PARRY-STRIKE       7 -   9 -  0      44  |
|PARRY-RIPOSTE                    2         WALL OF STEEL     27 -  42 -  1      39  |

Turn 431 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:

STRIKING ATTACK    7 -  3     LUNGING ATTACK     7 -  8         3  LUNGING ATTACK 
BASHING ATTACK     2 -  1     TOTAL PARRY        2 -  3         3  STRIKING ATTACK
SLASHING ATTACK    5 -  4     PARRY-LUNGE        1 -  2         2  AIMED BLOW     
AIMED BLOW         3 -  3     PARRY-STRIKE       1 -  2         1  PARRY-RIPOSTE  
PARRY-RIPOSTE      1 -  1     WALL OF STEEL      2 -  5         1  SLASHING ATTACK
                                                                1  PARRY-LUNGE    

                               TOP WARRIOR OF EACH STYLE

FIGHTING STYLE   WARRIOR                     W   L  K PNTS TEAM NAME                  
LUNGING ATTACK   PARANOIA 9-4557            65  15  2  268 DSM4 (461)
STRIKING ATTACK  CYLADIA 51-1122           123 128  1  275 SKAITHVARN (1101)
AIMED BLOW       KING LOVE 40-3748          47  38  2  267 GARDEN OF HORRORS (1238)
PARRY-RIPOSTE    WYATT EARP 12-2168         40  21  1  229 THE LAWMEN (292)
SLASHING ATTACK  JULIUS 64-3641             97 115  2  220 UNDER DURESS (743)
PARRY-LUNGE      NIGHTCAP 74-2745           95 103  0  220 DARKLINGS (1160)
TOTAL PARRY      PUNGENT STENCH 61-2458     37  24  1  206 FEAR FACTORY (632)
WALL OF STEEL    LOPING WOLF 56-1796        84 133  0  203 REDHORSE (823)
PARRY-STRIKE     MORTIFICATION 61-2333      42  35  4  188 FEAR FACTORY (632)
BASHING ATTACK   FLATTUS MAXIMUS 77-2125    44  41  2  154 GWAR (1235)

The overall popularity leader is CYLADIA 51-1122.  The most popular warrior this turn 
was THE QUICKLING 70-1669.  The ten other most popular fighters were MAINE COON CAT 
21-5358, JULIUS 64-3641, DARTMAN 33-7161, ROYLAND 56-3380, JAMMIES 74-2829, COERCE 
78-1577, DAMORETH STENN 65-6105, MARILYN MANSON 61-1993, PARANOIA 9-4557, and LOPING 
WOLF 56-1796.

The least popular fighter this week was AFFLICTED 61-2494.  The other ten least 
popular fighters were DRIZZT 40-4146, BENEDICTION 61-2362, GOSSAMER 35-3656, T-BONE 
13-3139, SAMARIUM 75-3071, PROPANE TORCH 61-2524, INERTIA 21-5761, MUDVAYNE 61-3039, 
KNUCKLE JAW 77-2129, and KIMO 70-6089.

Arena (Number)       W  L K  Arena (Number)       W  L K  Arena (Number)       W  L K  
ZUKAL(9)             1  0 0  MURSKA(35)           0  4 0  KURUKAR(64)          1  0 0  
ARUAK CITY(11)       0  1 0  SIBIKHAS(37)         1  0 0  DAL SHANG(65)        1  0 0  
RIZTAB(12)           1  1 0  ZENSU(40)            1  1 0  SENTERN(70)          2  3 0  
DULLENS(13)          1  1 0  TRICORUS(51)         2  0 0  DAYLA KIV(74)        6  3 0  
ALJAFIR(17)          0  1 0  KHALANI(55)          3  2 0  JADE MOUNTAIN(75)    0  1 0  
SUNSET(21)           2  1 0  ROCANIS(56)          3  0 0  MAZGOURRAH(77)       1  1 0  
LYRATILAN(25)        0  1 0  JURINE(61)           2 10 0  LIN TIRIAN(78)       2  0 0  
NIATOLI ISLAND(33)   1  1 0  

TOP WARRIOR OF EACH ARENA     W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 PARANOIA 9-4557             65  15  2  268  DSM4 (461)                 ZUKAL
 REQUIEM 11-4472             24  17  0  140  BALLAD OF THE BLADE (1229) ARUAK CITY

TOP WARRIOR OF EACH ARENA     W   L  K PNTS  TEAM NAME                  CITY           
 WYATT EARP 12-2168          40  21  1  229  THE LAWMEN (292)           RIZTAB
 T-BONE 13-3139              31  18  0  191  LEGION OF DUMB (1056)      DULLENS
 MOUSE NOYLE 17-6252         36  63  0  109  MIDDLE WAY (1058)          ALJAFIR
 SKULL STROKER 21-5590       25  11  0  181  BLACKEST PRIDE (842)       SUNSET
 WE LIKE THE MOON 25-5013    35  22  4  162  SPONGMONKEYS (1076)        LYRATILAN
 DARTMAN 33-7161             44  17  3  222  COLGATE DAYS (1062)        NIATOLI ISLAND
 GOLEM 35-1485               63  47  1  202  THE PHILANTHROPISTS (746)  MURSKA
 SAMOO 37-4630               37  19  2  210  DARKENED PRIDE (998)       SIBIKHAS
 KING LOVE 40-3748           47  38  2  267  GARDEN OF HORRORS (1238)   ZENSU
 CYLADIA 51-1122            123 128  1  275  SKAITHVARN (1101)          TRICORUS
 FUNNY BUNNY 55-1862        124 147  1  204  RHYME TYME (397)           KHALANI
 ROYLAND 56-3380            105  66  0  226  REDHORSE (823)             ROCANIS
 PUNGENT STENCH 61-2458      37  24  1  206  FEAR FACTORY (632)         JURINE
 JULIUS 64-3641              97 115  2  220  UNDER DURESS (743)         KURUKAR
 DAMORETH STENN 65-6105      57  69  1  141  SAND DANCERS (1130)        DAL SHANG
 KYRLANIA 70-2327            92 113  1  214  SCARLET KNIGHTS (403)      SENTERN
 NIGHTFALL 74-2421          129 106  4  250  DARKLINGS (1160)           DAYLA KIV
 SAMARIUM 75-3071            25  14  1  173  I AM SAM (1075)            JADE MOUNTAIN
 FLATTUS MAXIMUS 77-2125     44  41  2  154  GWAR (1235)                MAZGOURRAH
 CORT NIGHTJEWEL 78-196      72 105  0  165  THE DRAGON FIST (1210)     LIN TIRIAN