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Black Knights and Dragon Masters question

PostPosted: Tue Apr 12, 2016 3:18 pm
by btfu149
These were always two of my favorite set themes but I always was confused whether they were connected or not. It always bothered me that in the Royal Knights Drawbridge it comes with a Dragon Master that is carrying the blue dragon oval shield of the Black Knights and in the Dark Forest Fortress they have 2 Dragon Masters soldiers with the cart, but it has one of the smaller Black Knight shields AND a regular green dragon Dragon Masters oval shield.

Can anyone explain this?

Re: Black Knights and Dragon Masters question

PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2016 12:44 pm
by architect
My best guess is that LEGO had a surplus of left over dragon master's shields which they were looking to use. It is one of the various faction mysteries.

Further discussion of 6079 Dark Forest Fortress can be found here: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=4271&p=51474&hilit=6079#p51474

A topic on the similar 6018 Battle Dragon dilemma is here: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=20220&hilit=6018

Ben