“I want to fight like that"

When he was a teenager, Sean McMillan witnessed armored combat in the SCA and said, "I want to fight like that." Now, twenty years later, he is doing exactly that. Bill Sheets of the Everett, Washington Herald caught up with McMillan and others from the Kingdom of An Tir at the recent Ursulmas Medieval Faire. (photos)

In addition to armored and rapier combat, participants demonstrated various arts and sciences projects at the two-day event which was open to the public. “I’m such a huge history geek, I really love it,” said member Rebekah Ross.