Lost Baggage

Beast Fables - Comic 29 - Rey ditches her armour for greater quest mobility.

Medieval Moment: Travelling in a full set of armour for days would certainly be uncomfortable, if not completely inconvenient, but it is a common trope of romances. You can see why, too. The image of a knight riding through the countryside in a full set of armour, fighting giants and boars and whatever else, is impressive. In medieval romances, you can ignore the practicalities of travelling any distance in full plate alone, but the realities were probably quite different. Here is an excellent article for those interested about medieval armour and the myths that surround it: Arms and Armor – Common Misconceptions and Frequently Asked Questions.