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Fail-not (also known as the Unfailing Bow)


In Arthurian folklore, Fail-not was the bow of Sir Tristan. It was said to never miss its mark. In some stories, the Unfailing Bow was a trap that Tristan set up in the woods. When a deer or person walked nearby the bow would fire, always hitting its target. This granted him a degree of protection from the king's men and also a constant source of food.

Arthurian, Bow, England, Mythology, Weapon


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