My Wedding Vows, Part 1: The Geek Edition

My Wedding Vows, Part 1: The Geek Edition August 12, 2013

As you might have noticed, my writing has been a bit non-existent as of late. That’s because I’ve been a bit busy planning a wedding, getting married, and now, going on my honeymoon. I may try to squeeze some blogging in, in between doing the things honeymooners do, but for now I just thought I’d take a couple of posts to share with you all the vows that Abe and I wrote together.

Later this week, I’ll share our serious vows with some commentary on why we chose the words we chose. But this first set of vows is just Abe and I being silly. Our wedding was Comic Con themed, and we thought, “What kind of things would nerds like us promise one another?” Here’s what we came up with.

Sarah: I, Sarah

Abe: And I, Abe

Both: By the power of Grayskull

Sarah: Vow to be your companion.

Abe: Your drift partner.

Sarah: If you ever get bitten by a zombie, I vow to end it quickly.

Abe: I vow to fight and defeat all seven of your evil exes.

Sarah: I will watch over Abe Kobylanski as he attempts to fulfill the Dark Lord’s wishes.

Abe: I vow to never give you up, never let you down, never run around and desert you.

Sarah: I vow to save Abe Kobylanski from the middle of the Dalek fleet! And then I’m gonna save the Earth! And then, just to finish off, I’m gonna wipe every last stinking Dalek out of the sky!

Abe: If you have a burden that’s too hard to bear, know that I can’t carry it for you, but I can carry you, Ms. Sarah.

Sarah: For better, for worse.

Abe: For richer, for poorer.

Sarah: In T-virus infection and in health.

Abe: To love and to cherish.

Sarah: Until the final course is served at the Restaurant at the End of the Universe

Both: So say we all.

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  • Love it all the way. Congratulations!!!

  • Oh, and I adore the Hylian shield. Awesome.

  • All it’s missing is the celebrant saying “may the force be with you” to seal the deal.

  • May the odds be ever in your favor!

  • Yeah, I was totally on board until I got to the end with no Star Wars reference.


  • And … I got every reference, Cool. And congratulations!

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  • Ambaa

    Awwwwww! I just got married too! We are also big time geeks, though the only nod to that we did was an Achievement Unlocked sign and dice as favors 🙂

  • Niki Cox

    By referencing the Power of Greyskull, you’re my new favorite person. After all, I am She-ra. And congrats! I’m so excited for you and Abe!

  • Brandy

    I LOVE! One day my guy and I were discussing the zombie apocalypse, and we vowed we’d off the other one before we turned. Isn’t it romantic? 😀 If you need a little inspiration, here’s some other funny wedding vows examples!

  • Arnica

    I wanted to thank you so much for writing these! You guys are so creative and awesome! I was so inspired by this that I hope you don’t mind I used some of this in my own vows for my eloping. I have credited any content back to here. (I had posted a pic of my vows on Facebook.) Since my eloping was last minute and I was caught up in the excitement of getting married, I didn’t even think to ask first which is a big no no! If this is a problem I will remove any content I posted on my Facebook. Thanks again!

  • Sara Mandy Pennington

    thank you for this you saved our vows!