Challenges are supposed to be a very public way of two people having an
open duel to the death, often these can last for long periods of time and
take a lot out of the participants. One reason for it being public and open
is so that others don't unfairly interfere.
Over the years the challenge has changed in the eyes of many, a way to cause
greater losses to the hated opponent, a means to lure them from a safe area into
an ambush by many, or advanced knowledge that the combatants shall be exhausted
and short of supplies and therefore more vulnerable when the challenge comes to
It is my intention to put a stop to the eroding away of this great Avalonian
tradition. In future, those found guilty of using challenges OUTSIDE the spirit in
which they were meant shall be dealt with in such a way as to negate any advantage
they may have wished to gain, and then some.
Written by my hand on the 21st of Midsummer, in the year 995.