SCA: “They just don’t get to read about history. They get to do it.”

“I love seeing how people can really get into their character and become someone from the Middle Ages,they just don’t get to read about history. They get to do it.” said Isabella Beatrice della Rosa (Melissa Wobig) to reporter Chris Mueller of The Daily Republic (Mitchell, South Dakota) about SCA members. Mueller covered the recent Coronation in the Kingdom of Northshield. (photo)

During his visit to the event, the reporter learned about various aspects of the SCA from armored combat to the close friendships of Society families. “These people end up being my family,” said Isabella, who met her husband in the SCA. “I have met so many great friends here.”