Tag: dagger

The Septecord Rapier and Dagger

∴ A Sweeping Gesture ∴ With a pounding heart, you shoulder through the osteria door, keen to keep pace with the taciturn Italian. For months now you’ve been on the trail of the Order, enquiring at inn and abbey alike as to its members,…

The Vittoriosa Rapier and Dagger

∴ A Stalwart Defence ∴ The stone flags bite at your knees, cramped as they are with time and tension. Ignoring the pain, you roll polished beads between your fingers, murmuring familiar incantations, willing your prayer to drown out the sound of cannon from…

The Vizconde Ropera and Dagger

∴ A Touch of Class ∴ Your fingers fumble at the elaborate fastenings of the black silk doublet and you mutter a curse, earning a clout from your mother. Softening at your expression of utter consternation, she draws you round to face her and…

The Vela Dagger

∴ Another Stab ∴ You grimace as your opponent wheels round to the right, holding a steady line. Once again, your boasts have landed you in trouble – and it’s not going well for you. You only meant it as a jest. A little…

The Demeter Daggers

∴ A Kindred Calling ∴ “It’s time,” she says. For years you’ve trained for this moment, but she’s been preparing far longer. For every kindness, a caution. For every peal of laughter, a pertinent lesson. She is kneeling beside you now, placing the plain…