God Made An Athlete

by BigGeorge

On the eighth day, God looked down at the world he had created and saw that is was good.  He looked down upon the fields and the mountains, the streams and the oceans and saw they were good.  He looked down upon the fish of the sea and the creatures on the land and the foul in the sky and saw that they were good.  And God looked down at the humans he created in his own image and saw that they are faithful and hard-working, but they needed inspiration. So God created an athlete. Continue reading “God Made An Athlete”

An Amazon Game

by BigGeorge

There were very few things a man could do to prove his worth in Tiresisa’s world .  A warrior or cleric, and the jungle wars were over for now, so there was no need for fighters this year.

As a boy Tiresisa learned mathematics, astronomy, meditation and most importantly, fighting.  From the south a few years ago a traveler told Tiresisa’s father Marpessa, who was also this nations chief, of a game called Pitz.  Pitz was a game played with a heavy ball, the core of which is made from the head of the captain of the losing team from a prior game.  The purpose to both keep the ball air bound by what ever means possible and to eventually move the ball into an opening high about the arena.  In those days this game, was played to please the gods and symbolize the heavenly battle fought in the sky not long ago.  The game played instead of war, with the outcome the same. Continue reading “An Amazon Game”

Kings Joust

by BigGeorge

Gavin called his servant to his side to help calm his destrier, he adjusted his mail for the last time and rode on to the list.  Gavin knew his days of tournament were few, as soon as the invocation was done he rode to the barfrois to issue a challenge.  He could feel the tension in the air grow as he approached  King George.  The guards tensed not knowing the knight who approached.  Gavin stopped, and if a stone had dropped a league away it could be heard, for it was so silent among the onlookers. Continue reading “Kings Joust”

What About Dancing?

by laserlife

There has been a lot of misconception about fighting as a sport.  The public opinion labels nearly all martial arts and combat disciplines as “fringe” sports merely for brutal and violent people who are only good at breaking bones and pounding on stuff.  In reality, this misconception could not be more far off from the actual reality of the situation. Continue reading “What About Dancing?”

Getting Somewhere, Step By Step

by laserlife

In the world of today, it seemed to be apparent to Gabe that it is becoming more and more complicated to truly establish a genuine connection with somebody.  There is just so many people only looking at life from a very superficial point of view, and to be honest, this was very discouraging for a young guy that was still trying to find his place in the world. Continue reading “Getting Somewhere, Step By Step”