Swords & Wizardry, a Haiku (Haiku 7)

I am kicking off a whole week of Swords & Wizardry posts (sorry GURPS guys and gals). I wanted to hit the ground running with haiku (sorry Matt J.). This is also my 100th post since restarting my blog, so haiku is definitely the way to go:

the little brown books
old school made shiny and new;
AC down and up