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The Furia Broadsword

∴ A Cold Fury∴ You walk the once-beloved field in silent horror. Shouts fill the air around you, but the words seem obscured, echoing, as if in a dream. Wild-eyed survivors and healers push past, desperate to leave the scene that will never leave… Continue Reading “The Furia Broadsword”

The Wæg Broadsword

∴ A Heathland Charm ∴ Go now – you know the path. Down the puddle-pocked track, along the boundary of blackthorn and briar, past the last candle-lit window of home. Lose your boots where the road runs out. Crush bare toes into heather-rich pile,… Continue Reading “The Wæg Broadsword”

The Rosanglica Sword and Dagger

∴ An Ill-Starred Beauty ∴ “I used to have a ship, you know,” the old man says. He sighs heavily and stares across the water to the brightly-painted war vessel. “Nothing fancy like this ‘un mind, but she knew what she was doing out… Continue Reading “The Rosanglica Sword and Dagger”

The Conflagrare Dussack

∴ A Flickering Fury ∴ An ocean wave, or a tongue of flame? You never could make your mind up. You smile to yourself, turning the thick, wavering blade over in scarred hands, eying the twin fullers, the blackened rib cage of a basket,… Continue Reading “The Conflagrare Dussack”

The Aparousia Schiavona

∴ An Unexpected Honour ∴ Saltwater, milky with moonlight, laps at the marble steps where even now ladies in their finery descend into sleek black boats. You watch with a faint smile as each craft slips from its bounds and circles silently. It is… Continue Reading “The Aparousia Schiavona”