Romantic Rival Stabs Estranged Husband With Zelda Sword

In a fight over a girl. How medieval.

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A Texas man repeatedly stabbed his girlfriend’s estranged husband with a replica of the sword used in the Nintendo classic Legend of Zelda on Saturday.

Eugene Thompson, of Katy, Texas, was in an argument with his girlfriend when the woman phoned her estranged husband, who came to the house, KPRC Houston reports.

“I heard him heading to the bedroom where I was, so I jumped in the closet and I grabbed one of my replica swords, and I pulled it out and stood at the doorway, and he was coming down the hallway at me while I was yelling, ‘Go away you don’t live here’ and he just walked right into the point of the sword,” Thompson said. “I don’t know if he thought it was a toy.”

The husband—who apparently had some kind of magic healing elixir—went on to tussle with Thompson over the sword, get stabbed again, then smash a flower pot over Thompson’s head.

There is no indication he found gold coins inside the broken pot.