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Congrats, Sai!

And Wave, belated congrats!
 

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You're giving it up a bit early, aren't you Wave? ;) Either way, congratulations Saithis! :)
Well I rather think that I was given it a bit late (Friday) so in my opinion it's kinda logical to pass the award on in the beginning of the week and enjoy for the rest, right? :D
 

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Unexpected, but thank you Wave! I can understand your reasoning for passing it off a bit early given its hot potato nature. And yes, I know I'm terribly overdue an update, I've had both RL business and writer's block. Thank you very much for the award, and belated congrats yourself! I've been quite busy this week but I'll try to get an update out before the weekend at the latest - deal? ;)

Thanks to everyone else for the congrats!
 

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Congratulations, Saithis! Very enjoyable, sorry I have been off the shnide lately and need to catch back up!
 

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Congratulations Saithis. You definitely earned it.
 

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Congratulations! That reminds me that I need to see if there's been any update to Valour while I was away the past few days. :)
 

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Thanks again to everyone for the congratulations and to Wave for his kind nomination. I'm sure my fans have already noticed my failure to update, and I'm so sorry! Hopefully it'll be fixed this week...for once.

I'm also late in handing this over, although from what I understand it should be the nearest sunday to 1 week, making this only a day late. Nonetheless, I've spent what spare time I have reading up and checking on things. The winner for me isn't the longest-running AAR writer by a long shot, but I genuinely believe has written the best characters of any AAR I've read in the last few months. There are a lot of great character writers out there but in the end, I had to choose my favourite: Apelstav for all of the fantastically written characters in his AAR The Curse of Brothers. Detailing the feuding Spanish monarchs with fantastic personality and detail, he paints a wonderful picture, especially of their sister Urraca, whose ambitions and desires are frustrated by her gender's assigned role.

Congratulations Apelstav, you deserve it.
 

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Congratulations!
 

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Thanks everyone for the congratulations and especially thanks to Saithis for the nomination. I can't begin to express the honor it is being nominated by the author of the North Star-series, having been a fan of Piety years ago (though I must admit to not having read it in its entirety) when I was but a mere lurker in the CK1-forum. Now to finding someone to pass the award to in a week. There's a bloody lot of fine AAR's to read through and choose from.

Thanks yet again!
 

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Congratulations Apelstav! I haven't read any Spain CK2 AARs but this should be a good way to start then :)
 

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Congratulations! A strong start to the story...