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Klingon Wedding Ceremony
From: (You are Cordially invited) DS9 episode #531

Lady Of House: With fire and steel did the gods form the Klingon Heart. So fiercely did it beat. So loud was the sound that the Gods cried out...
"On this day we have brought forth the strongest heart in all the heavens. None can stand before it without trembling at itís strength"
But then the Klingon heart weekend, its steady rhythm faltered, and the gods said...
"Why have you weakend so? We have made you the strongest in all of creation,"
And the Heart said:

Groom: (Walks in) "I am Alone"

Lady of House: And the gods knew that they have erred, so they went Back to their forge and brought forth... A second Heart.
(In walks bride) (sword bearer walks towards groom holding swords out)
(Bride and Groom take Swords)

Lady of House: But the second heart beat stronger than the first, and the first was jealous of itís power.
(Groom Strike center of Brides Blade)
(Bride Blocks, and parryís to Grooms throat - Gently resting)

Lady of House: Fortunately the second heart was tempered by wisdom.

Bride: "If we join together, no force can stop us"
(Swords are given back to sword bearer)

Lady of House: And when the two heats began to beat together
(Bride and Groom embrace both arms)

Lady of House: They Filled the Heavens with a terrible sound. For the First time the gods knew fear. They tried to flee, but it was too late...
The Klingon Hearts destroyed the gods who created them and turned the heavens to ashes. And to this day No-one can oppose the beating of two Klingon Hearts... Not even me.

Lady of House: (groom) Son of (father) Does your heart beat only for this woman?

Groom: "Yes"

Lady of House: And will you swear to join with her and stand with her against All who would oppose you?

Groom: "I swear"

Lady of House: (bride) Daughter of (mother) Does your heart beat only for this man?

Bride: "Yes"

Lady of House: And will you swear to join with him and stand with him against All who would oppose you?

Bride: "I swear"

Lady Of House: Then let all present here today know that this man and this woman are married!
(Bride and Groom Kiss) (Groom gives an elegant hug to lady of house)

Bride: "My Lady" (turning towards the lady of the House - short bow)

Lady of House: And welcome to the house of (family) my Daughter
(Bride gives an elegant hug to lady of house)
("Groomsmen" Gently beat the couple with ritual maces)