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The Granat Sword and Dagger

∴ A Fruit of Battle ∴ You press your palm against the familiar globe of the pommel, and try instead to recall the fruit. How you marvelled in the palace garden as the duke plucked a pomegranate from the Queen’s own tree, breaking apart… Continue Reading “The Granat Sword and Dagger”

The Sustantia Sword

∴ A Heavy Blow ∴ Your father had no love for war. He scolded you and your brothers for playing at knights, and clicked his tongue in disdain when armour-clad mercenaries sloped into the tavern. He once refused to serve a group of youths… Continue Reading “The Sustantia Sword”

The Fleeting Sword

∴ A Fleeting Visit ∴ “Must you go?” you ask as she laces her riding boots. Black ribbon pulls tight against calloused fingers as she shapes the graceful loops. Sunlight sits dappled on dark hair, cast in many hues by leaves about the latticed… Continue Reading “The Fleeting Sword”

The Osmic Sword

∴ An Eightfold Force∴ The door falls closed behind you, not with the sepulchral thud you might expect from such a portal, but with barely a whisper. It is as if the empty, unfinished cathedral sucks the sound from everything – the door, your… Continue Reading “The Osmic Sword”

The Thorneyisle Sword

∴ A Certain Poise ∴ The sun streaming through the clear glass window is too hot on your maille-coifed neck. The crack between stone flags wears hard on your knee, and your upper arms ache from holding their pious position, palms upraised to the… Continue Reading “The Thorneyisle Sword”