The Ellis Shortsword

∴ A trusty companion ∴

The cobbles are harsh and unfamiliar beneath your travel-worn feet as you pace the empty square. The spectre of last night’s wine sits heavy in your stomach.

You brush your hand over the pommel of your sword. Its slight yet certain presence heartens you.

You shouldn’t be awake this early. Only six hours ago you were sitting down to a hot meal and a glass of harsh tavern wine to toast your travels. The beginning of what you thought would be a quiet few days in Tuscany. But then some lousy local had to go and slight you…

Your head is pounding. Your hands are sweaty. You are in no state to fight the duel your hot temper demanded. But honour is honour.

You hear footsteps behind you. Swallowing hard, you reach for your faithful sword.

∴ Specs ∴

Extremely nimble in the hand, this versatile sword is ideal for a hero to carry about their person. After all, you never know what challenges await.

  • Weight 880g
  • Point of balance 8cm from guard
  • Total length 79cm
  • Grip and pommel 12cm
  • Blade length 66cm
  • Blade width 3.5cm at base
  • Semi-sharp edges
  • Distal taper from 6mm to 1mm
  • Peined construction

∴ Notes ∴

The brass-plated pommel is etched with a shallow spiral design. The grip is hardwood with a string and veg tan leather wrap.


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