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Live for the Kill

He catched up with them at midnight at a small farmstead near the mountains. It was too late for farmers to be awake but yet the light of the fireplace and a few oil-lamps shone clearly through the cloth –covered windows.†It’s gotta be themâ€.

 

As he closed in, the wind carried the sound of drunken singing voices along with the smell of roasted pork.  He grabbed his axe and shield and took a deep breath to calm his thoughts.

“I will not turn this time. I shall strike with vengeance- man to man- and make them look into my eyes as they die†he told himself. Indeed, despite of being able to control his beasty side, he felt the need to deliver justice in a more refined way. Tonight it would be steel what torn his enemies apart, not claws.

 

 It’s only four of them. Four drunken bastards will not prove a challenge to the wolf-warrior.  He walked through the door as if there weren’t four werewolf-hunters inside.

-“I’ve been after your trail for a couple hours. For a group of hunters you are not very good at covering your tracks†he told the men-

-“Who in the hell are you? Start talking before I slit ye’ throat!† one of them said

-“It does not matter who I am. What matters is what I’m after: I seek the scum that ambushed my brothers on the fort south of here!â€

-“He’s a wolf! End him!†shouted the nearest hunter as he took a swing at the Ulfhedinn with his sword.

 

The warrior dodged the blow and struck the man’s face with his shield, shattering the bones and sending him dead to the ground. He threw his axe at the next man’s chest, where it sunk deep.

 

The third man was dispatched with haste as he clinched to the shield of the Ulfhedinn who then pushed the hunter along with the shield into the wall, cracking the hunter’s skull against the naked stone.

 

The wolf warrior turned around to face the last foe. Surprisingly enough, both were unarmed.

It all came down to fisticuffs: As they punched and kicked each other they eventually fell to the ground and wrestled until the wolf-warrior managed to climb on top of the hunter and pounded him with his fists.

Each fist was a sledgehammer of anger, hatred and grief landing on the murderer’s face. He kept on striking after his hands began to bleed and well after his foe’s heart stopped beating.

 

There, covered in the blood of his enemies, the werewolf understood that even if he killed the murderers who slaughtered his companions and brothers; justice was far from served. More and more of this werewolf-hunter bands were forming across the kingdom to chase and kill brotherhoods of wolf-warriors.

He saw it clear then; stripped of everything he had, his family, his brothers. His life’s mission would be only one: cleansing the land of such murderers. From now on… he lives for the kill.

 

Technical aspects

In order to defeat 4 enemies without turning into a bloodthirsty beast, the Ulfhedinn has to be proficient in the art of combat both armed and unarmed. this challenge will be oriented towards martial prowess.

S.M.A.R.T goals

  • Not miss a single weapons-training within my reenactment group.

  • Practice once a week with the punching bag and establish a “punching bag day†habit.

Of course this should be accomplished along with my usual strength training 2 times a week and swimming 3 times a week

 

At the present time, I'm really working towards getting in combat shape(or in overall shape for that matter)so I can prove myself on the arena and bring honor to my group. Besides the actual combat training, my mentor-in-combat-affairs Mario is helping me develop a "warrior psyche"; a state of constant defiance and fearlessness towards the adversary and towards life in general. This should prove usefull not only on the arena but in my journey to find my better self.

 

I'll be going on a vacation next week but I've worked out in a hotel room before. The swimming part is not a problem: I may not have a pool at my disposal but I'll have an ocean to suit my needs. I'll be returning right on time for some punching bag sparring and some waepons training the day after. You could say I've got it all sorted out... providing I dont slack, give in to beer and pizza and ruin it all. So, wish me luck fellas, let's get this started!

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As far as working on your combat psyche, I just read "Real Life Superman II" The fighting edition, I don't agree with everything the author writes but he has a good section on developing mindset.

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A true warrior does not train tirelessly to fight, or to kill. A true warrior trains endlessly that he may return home alive.
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As far as working on your combat psyche, I just read "Real Life Superman II" The fighting edition, I don't agree with everything the author writes but he has a good section on developing mindset.

I shall look it up then, thanks :-)

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I shall look it up then, thanks :-)

If you have kindle unlimited you can borrow it for free.

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A true warrior does not train tirelessly to fight, or to kill. A true warrior trains endlessly that he may return home alive.
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Maybe the ultimate wound is the one that makes you miss the war you got it in.
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Loved the story.  Love your goals.  You know I'm in for the follow, brother!

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Heck yeah, Agnarr! This is gonna be fun to literally watch you kick ass :)

 

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A wolf rises in my heart; against my darkness; against my demons; against my despair. I DECLARE WAR!

 

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Following. I love the warrior psyche bit, Steve calls it being anti-fragile.

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Had some basic combat training with my mentor this afternoon, reviewing the basic stikes andsome shield drills. In other news, I've decided to add a food related sidequest: In a very Tanktimus-like way, I'll be tracking my food to make sure I stay paleo with 2 variances per week alowed by means of a progress bar hidden in my signature's spoiler thingy. Besides that I'll be checking my macros regularely to  develope a sense of protein and carbs intake without giving it a lot of thought. 

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Yesssss, let the progress bars flow through you!

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Last night I burned one of my variances with the pork chow-fan my friends bought for dinner. They brought yummy food and it would be rude not to eat it. Given the fact that I had to skip lunch for responsabilities' sake, calories should be in check anyway. I have already planed all my meals from today 'till sunday so there should not be a reason to use variance nº 2. Friday night I'm cooking for my SO, my sister in law and her boyfriend and it will be a perfect occasion to prepare some primal delicacies like (ember)grilled ribeye with bacon-wrapped stuffed sweet potatoes... hey, I think we have a winner. Saturday night I'm meeting with the boys so, lots of meat and booze. I'll keep the ethanol to a minimum and slip some onions and bellpeppers on the side... yeah, I got this

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Bacon-wrapped stuffed sweet potatoes sound amazing!

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It's been a consistent week so far: with the exception of the chow-fan all of my meals have been paleo and every fay my macros have been positive with a daily carb intake of less than 100g (monday, wednesday and thursday it was under 50g). I was really craving a pipe of spicy blended tobacco after my workout, but it did not feel like the best thing to do at that time so I simply shook it off. Besides it was getting late so instead of a smoke I took a shower and headed straight to bed (where I'm writting this from lol). Definetly a pretty decent week so far

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Did you ever get out of bed? How did the rest of your week turn out?

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I finally reached a wifi point! Beautiful weather at the beach so far. Luckly beef/chicken and salad is plentifull at every restaurant in the city so eating paleo has not been a problem. I've been doing Steve's hotel room workout right after popping out of bed every morning and it leaves me energized for the rest of the day. It'll be heck of a quest to catch up with everybody once I reach a stable internet conection

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Glad to hear things are still going well, keep up the good work.

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Great job of keeping on top of your workouts despite the traveling.  You're already miles ahead of me in that respect... as soon as I'm away from my regular gym, shit falls apart.  ;)

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"By the Well-Oiled-and-Meticulously-Groomed Beard of Rurik!" - Tanktimus the Encourager.

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Luckly beef/chicken and salad is plentifull at every restaurant in the city so eating paleo has not been a problem. I've been doing Steve's hotel room workout right after popping out of bed every morning and it leaves me energized for the rest of the day.

 

No excuses, brotha! That's what I love to see. Getting into the routine is the hardest thing to do, but once you've started, you won't stop. 

 

 

 

Beautiful weather at the beach so far.

 

Jealous!! We're all up here cold and clad up in winter wear...Bleh! Well, Texas isn't bad right now, but I can't speak for everyone else up North.. Pictures? Enjoy all the meat and veggies, Agnarr! Save those variances for the fun stuff ;)

 

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A wolf rises in my heart; against my darkness; against my demons; against my despair. I DECLARE WAR!

 

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I don't like when you're traveling.  Your check-ins become too infrequent and I don't get my Agnarr fix!

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"By the Well-Oiled-and-Meticulously-Groomed Beard of Rurik!" - Tanktimus the Encourager.

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I don't like when you're traveling.  Your check-ins become too infrequent and I don't get my Agnarr fix!

Oh man, don't say that... you are making me feel guilty! hahaha

It get's kinda difficult to get a stable connection outside of Buenos Aires when your cellphone line is registered in the area. 3G signal(yes, you heard me 3G, not 4G)  goes to hell and as ususal the hotel has a wi-fi network that "misteriouslY" won't provide internet acces ¬¬ that's what you get for staying in a cheap-ass hotel. The only post I got to write was from a fancy restaurant(best loin with peppersauce ever) with a wi-fi connection.

 

This beautiful vaction finally got to an end. We really had a great time and I got to improve the relationship with my sis-in-law and her boyfriend. The first days I woke up about an hour earlier than my SO to exercise, take a shower and get ready for a day at the beach.After a couple of days of going to bed at 3AM and waking up at 7AM it started to take a toll on my energy levels. Solution? I ended up working out while she got ready for going out at night... I had enought time to work out, clean myself up and get dressed before she even finished putting on her makeup! Women... what would we be wothout them :P

 

Milady and I went hiking almost every day across the small dunes of San Clemente and I swam as much as I could. One day of particulary strong waves, both my SO and her sis didn't feel like swimming, so Juani(my in-law's boyfriend... is there a word for it in english?) and I spent like an hour racing against each other(he's an amateur swimmer too). A lot of fun but as the sea washed the sunscreen off of my body I got painfully sunburned. Didn't stopped me from enjoing my vacation tho. I ate non-paleo food three times so I got past my variances. But you should have seen that pizza! The other two were empanadas on the last day and churros with mate at the beach(a summer argentinian tradition you could say). Got back in time for a combat training and a sparring session I'm more or less still on track. 

 

P.S: In the moment I arrived home, "Level Up Your Life" downloaded to my Kindle. I've read only a few pages, but it's great stuff so far.

 

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Women... what would we be wothout them :tongue:

Probably still in caves covered in dirt and the left overs from the beast we just ate.

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A true warrior does not train tirelessly to fight, or to kill. A true warrior trains endlessly that he may return home alive.
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Women... what would we be wothout them :tongue:

On time.

 

Sounds like a great vacation, I'm glad you had a good time.

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