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Posted 21 May 2021 - 06:24 PM

...First, and truly foremost among the nation’s armies, the Knights of Equitaine are a force of hoof and steel felt across the world. In numbers beyond the reach of all but a handful of global powers, steelclad heavy cavalry encircled our walls during the Second Crusade, driving off or killing our outriders and cutting off all routes of resupply. They rode knee to knee, row upon row of shining lances and colourful heraldry on show, a mastery of horsemanship and martial prowess.

In the weeks to follow, we came to know our foes to be more than competent soldiers. Even in the heat of battle, they attempted to follow strange codes of conduct. At times they would show mercy to the wounded or disarmed, demonstrate courage in the face of defeat, honour their word even to their cost and oft disciplined their own men as harshly as their foes. What we saw as a weakness in the early days, we came to recognise as the mortar which bound their army together, and the inspiration which drove them forward...

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