Steve Bein, writer & philosopher

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The newest addition to the saga of the Fated Blades is the novella Streaming Dawn, an e-book exclusive available for any platform.


Samurai vs. Knight?

Historians, medieval re-enactors, and D&D players have been wondering about this one for a long time: who would win in a one-on-one fight, the samurai or the knight in shining armor? At long last, someone with credibility as a swordsman and historian of sword combat has dared to speculate. Here is John Clement’s take on the subject.

And while you’re at it, click
here check out his analysis of the katana compared to the fencing sword.