Friday, November 24, 2017

TB League 1/6th scale Majestic Crusader 12-inch Female Action Figure - History be damned LOL

The Crusades were a series of religious wars sanctioned by the Latin Church in the medieval period. The most commonly known Crusades are the campaigns in the Eastern Mediterranean aimed at recovering the Holy Land from Islamic rule but the term "Crusades" is also applied to other church-sanctioned campaigns. These were fought for a variety of reasons including the suppression of paganism and heresy, the resolution of conflict among rival Roman Catholic groups, or for political and territorial advantage. At the time of the early Crusades the word did not exist, only becoming the leading descriptive term around 1760.

In the modern age, many liberties are taken. Because of political correctness and its sensitivity towards society, everyone has to thread carefully, watch their tongues and choose their words wisely for fear of offending any particular group of people. History has been tweaked and rewritten for the movies we watch because the films have to cater to every gender and race. For instance, the African Americans did not fight alongside their white American brothers in World War II but had their own Black units. However, in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Steve Rogers fights alongside both black and white American troops. Of course, it's all fiction since there were no superheroes in WWII either. In the film U-571, the Americans are the ones who capture a German Enigma machine in the spring of 1942. In reality, the Enigma was broken at Bletchley Park on 1 June 1941. The British had gotten their hands on an Enigma one year earlier. Now, with some wild imagination, we can have females fighting the Crusades. With long flowing hair even! Hahaha Fantasy Females are certainly the rage at the moment.

TB League PL2017-108 1/6th scale Majestic Crusader Female Action Figure features: head sculpt, TBLeague female seamless body with metal armature, close-fitting one-piece suit, 7 x interchangeable hands, neck armor, shoulder armor, elbow armor, forearm armor, breast armor, abdomen armor, knee high boots, belt, helmet, cape, sword, shield, axe, flag post & flag. The base is not included in the product set.

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