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RULES OF THE CHALLENGE

The Rules of the Challenge are astoundingly simple:

* The victor of the Challenge is the one who lives.

* The Challenge will take place at first light following the delivery of Challenge.

* The Challenge will be delayed if the Battle Lord is called to war.

* The Challenge may also be delayed if the Battle Lord or the Challenger is severely wounded, ill, or otherwise requires time to heal. If both parties wish to move forward with the Challenge regardless, the Challenge will occur at an agreed time.

* Attempts to escape, elude or otherwise defy the honor of the Challenge will be met by polearms, archers and swords of The People.

* Where the Challenge occurs in matters not concerning the Battle Lord, the Challenge must be sanctioned by the Battle Lord as a matter of honor and adherence to The Law.

* All matters of the Challenge must be resolved before executions.



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