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I love the Arthurian legend

The prompt for day fifteen of the Artfully Wild Blog Along is to share something about myself that is not widely known. For most of my adult life, I have been captivated by the Arthurian legend. 548 more words

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Poetry in Bloom: "The Lady of Shalott"

Today we start our New Year’s resolution a mite early with a series-in-development, one that gives us a space here at Before the Second Sleep to advance more deeply into the realm of poetry, territory we’ve not had much previous occasion to explore. 862 more words

Before The Second Sleep

Thanks Everyone!

Yesterday I did go beyond counting readers of The Fireborn on the fingers on one hand to two, then all of my toes, and ended up needing that abacus I talked about ;)  The rankings did spike for a while – I was #8 and #5 in Arthurian Legends in UK and Canada respectively for most of the day.  380 more words


Se Rihtcynn Wælmist Arthur: Poem

Thusly be the true death of Arthur:

Thine blade of lore, Excalibur,

Did not unsheathe from the Lady’s hand

But was pulled from a stone… 838 more words


Chivalry and the Fighting Arts

Continuing from the conversation last month

The Code of Chivalry that I follow was created by Brian R. Price, a professor of Medieval History who extrapolated what made the most sense to him from a number of pre-existing oaths.   2,215 more words


The BBC made my daughter cry

I’m so cross with the BBC today. For the past little while we’ve watching the BBC TV series, Merlin. It is a wonderful, family-friendly production of the King Arthur legend but told from the point of view of Merlin and starting from before Arthur becomes king. 280 more words


Men of Legend (Merlin/Supernatural Crossover Fanfic)

Author: hells_half_acre

AO3 ID: 748772

Men of Legend, vol. 1

Status: Complete (10 Chapters)

My rating: 4.5 of 5

Camelot is being plagued by attacks from mysterious creatures from another world. 404 more words