Janissary

[Been having some success with prompt responses from The Daily Post, but the well appears to be running dry. So I’m turning to interesting new words picked up from reading for my inspiration.]

For as much as Coach Dan loved the sport, he knew he neither could nor desired to match his college coach’s dedication to fencing. Josef, already an accomplished coach when he’d emmigrated from Hungary in his late 30s, spoke of the blade dancing with the zeal of a newly converted evangelist; among the corps of fencing coaches, he was a true janissary. 

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