Done playing around yet? Jericho's taunt enraged his opponent. Both of them were proxies in a duel between noblemen, fighting so their clients would not risk their own lives. A soldier from youth, Jericho could not recall when he first lifted a sword, but his lack of other talents left him with no choice but to become a duel proxy after the interminable war finally ended. No one offered a challenge for his skills tempered on the raging battlefields; such frivolous clashes were little more than "playing around."