Company of the Defenders of the Tower

Awarded to Baron Malachy Von Ulm (modernly known as Jeff Haas)

By the Barony of Cynnabar on 2015-08-05

A fox strikes a sleeping lion on the cheek, wherefore his hide is torn to shreds; a hare pinches a wolf, wherefore he will have, forevermore, no tail; a cat claws a dog who wants to sleep, and so she must bear his enmity everlastingly. In this way will the enemy chafe itself against Malachy von Ulm. For he proves that he weighs justly, judges justly, and acts justly in the world. You who hear these words, leave be with your curses; do not bring new tales from the prattling-rock; do not hew above you, or shavings will rain into your eyes!

Thus do We, Ermenrich, indubitable Baron, and Kasha, unassailable Baroness of Cynnabar, create Malachy von Ulm a Defender of the Tower.

Let none countermand Our words.
Text adapted from Der Ackermann aus Böhmen, Chapter VI (1401) by Johannes von Tepl.

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