A Little Break

I’m taking a short break from posting chapters in The Song of Deirdre as I wrestle over some condensing and cutting.

Meanwhile, check out this hilarious video about women’s specific armor design. As Lydia tells Deirdre in Chapter 24, referring to Skyrim’s body-hugging women’s steel plate armor, “This is cunning metalwork, and very becoming, no doubt. But I’d sooner go naked than wear it.”

A lot of Lydia’s points about the sculpted breastplates comes from this article from The Mary Sue, which referenced this article on the practicalities of breastplate design.

Let’s let Lydia have the last word:

Lydia armor 2

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