Tag: arming sword

The Meridia Arming Sword

∴ A Perfect Circle∴ The pocked oak door closes behind you with a muffled thud, soft, as if the building itself is chastened into reverent hush. A familiar scent fills the empty space: yellowed pages, paraffin candles, long-extinguished incense, dust. You wonder if every…

The Alexandrian Sword (Type XIV)

∴ A Regal Reflection∴ Brass and blue. The evening sun, brazen against the deepening Mediterranean. The treasures of ancient kings, their knowledge forever lost. An unforgiving flame rushing to meet shaded streets. You stare for a long time at the sword in your hand,…

Warding Sword Scabbard

∴ A Piece of Pageantry ∴ When our client requested a distinctively coloured scabbard for his custom Warding Sword, my mind went straight to the pageantry of old. Far from the gritty greys and browns of my favourite medieval fantasy films, knighthood was a…

The Lich Sword (Type XIV)

∴ An Ensorcelled Sword ∴ Flickering shadows set the hairs on your bare arms on end. The torch in your hand sputters despite the still and stagnant air. For the briefest moment you consider turning back, but caution falls silent beside the thrill of…

The Warding Sword

∴ A Scholar’s Defense∴ You place the sword before the altar of Walpurga, wincing at the clatter of steel on stone. The Saint’s painted eyes look on serenely, with no hint of her namesake’s challenging smile. For months you pored over the texts by…