Award of the Elephants Heart

Awarded to Troika Bronnikova (modernly known as Cynthia Anne Chestek)

By the Barony of Cynnabar on 2017-11-04

Let it never be said that the servants of Sveneld are
adorned with weapons and fine raiment, but the children of
Our house go naked. To that end, We go forth after tribute,
that both We and Our people may profit thereby.

Among those in Our company is one whose thirst for
tribute is pleasing to Us; thus do We desire to honor her in
the presence of Our people. Therefore, We the barons of
Cynnabar, Ermenrich and Kasha, by all the serene and
great boyars under Our sway, unto you, Troika Bronnokova,
proclaim long-standing amity. We give you
Our Award of the Elephant's Heart, and with it grain to
sustain yourself and baths in any volume you require.

If any inhabitant of the land of Cynnabar thinks to violate
this amity, may these transgressors not be protected by
their own shields, but may they rather be slain by their
own swords, and may they be in bondage forever.

Let none countermand Our words.
Adapted from excerpts from the Primary Chronicle (Kiev, c. 1113).

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