Saturday, May 19, 2012

Synthesizers at Dawn?

Jamie at Mithril Wisdom offers his list of the top five fantasy duelling weapons.

The one from Scott Pilgrim sounds epic, but I'll stick with gleaming rapiers all the same.

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  1. I tend to agree with one of the commenters that dwarf bread deserves a spot on that list. Forget about wands. Say hello to the battle croissant.

    Of course any duell would be that much more awesome in a psychotropic landscape. To quote Pratchett's The Truth: “Vell, you see, if I vas to say something portentous like "zer dark eyes of zer mind" back home in Uberwald, zer would be a sudden crash of thunder,' said Otto. 'And if I vas to point at a castle on a towering crag and say "Yonder is . . . zer castle" a volf would be bound to howl mournfully.' He sighed. 'In zer old country, zer scenery is psychotropic and knows vot is expected of it. Here, alas, people just look at you in a funny vay.”

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    1. Good point - a field of honor as envisoned by Roger Dean would be awesome.

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  2. Thanks for the mention :)
    I'd imagine that the Battle of Koom Valley was primarily fought using dwarf bread, which is likely why they can't agree on what exactly went on. One knock to the head with some hefty dwarf bread and all of your memories of the past decade or so go bye-bye.

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    1. You're welcome.

      Sliced dwarf-bread makes a good substitute for slate shingles.

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  3. While I enjoy the Battle of Koom Valley, I still want to see Keith Emerson v Herbie Hancock, both at their peak, in a battle of synths!!

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