Almost a Decade ago (2000-2001) an intrepid young Band of Friends formed The Society of Archers S|A Guild. Soon S|A Chapters were popping up on Shard after Shard. S|A Baja was Founded by Theoran and several other comrades, Archers, Bowyers, and Fletchers who one day considered how best to Honor their Professions and one another. From this discussion came the Best Shot in the Realm (BSR) Tournament. Open to all of Baja's citizens, a monthly Tournament is held with each winner qualifying for the end of year Tournament of Champions. Time and circumstance, and numerous deadly invasions began to deplete the ranks of the Society of Archers until the BSR itself was threatened. The Misfits of Society M!S stepped forward and took upon its shoulders the task of continuing the Legacy begun by S|A in Hosting and conducting the Best Shot in the Realm Tournament. Queen Dawn clearly recognizes the need for skilled Archers in the defense of the Realm. Her Royal Decree set the most recent Tournament date as July, 31st, 2010. Word went forth throughout the land. Preparations were made, for Hosting, for travel, and for merriment and fun. Local Inns were forced to sleep many in Stables as rooms oerflowed. Only a month earlier, Aerowyn of S|A had won her first ever BSR Tournament. As she returned seeking to defend her title, she was joined by Ahebban, Hawkeye, Happy Fool, Gandalf, Lazarus, MISFIT, Rawhead Rex, Llama, Aragon, Kitty, Richard Lionheart, Vishnu, Bucko, Chango, Cherokee, Lil Debi, Sean Brega, Felina and Isabella, twenty bold contestants. A minimum score of 70 was needed in the first round in order to advance, of 100 in the second round to advance, of 150 in the trird round to advance, and a minimum of 200 in the final round. Scores by round were: Aerowyn 150 200 110* Ahebban 110 150 150 200 (WINNER) Hawkeye 110 200 150 150* Happy Fool 70 150 150 110* Gandalf 150 110 150 150* Lazarus 100 70* MISFIT 150 150 150 110* Rawhead Rex 110 150 150 70* Llama 150 150 110* Aragon 110 110 150 110* Kitty 200 150 110* Richard Lionheart 110 150 150 110* Vishnu 160 150 150 110* Bucko 110 150 150 110* Chango 100 100 150 150* Lil Debi 110 150 150 150* Sean Brega 110 150 110* Felina 110 200 150 110* Isabella 110 110 150 150* * Eliminated A purse of 1,000,000 in Gold and a Specially designed and Engraved Bow were presented to Ahebban, a dogged competitor who also after numerous attempts earned his First Ever BSR Win! Congratulations to all our Contestants, and many Thanks to M!S for Hosting and conducting The Best Shot in the Realm Tournament!!! Our Next BSR is scheduled for August 28th, 2010 at 8:30 P.M. Baja time Sleep well until then Citizens, your Defenders remain ever vigilant. Reserve your room early! (Account conveyed to Elladan, by Aerowyn of S|A, Official Recorder for the BSR) Thankye, Aerowyn! Our thanks to the hosts and participants in this tenured competition. See you in a few weeks, Archers!