Tag: longsword

The Rapscallion Longsword

∴ A Measure of Mischief ∴ You’re not sure whether it it’s the young man or the sword in his hand which leaves you agape. You do know that the moment’s indiscretion costs you a blow to the head from your training partner. The stranger… Continue Reading “The Rapscallion Longsword”

The Rotaforta Longsword

∴ A Rough Gem ∴ The smoke of hastily-doused fire strings your eyes as you stumble between tents, fumbling with the straps of your scabbard. All is chaos in the half-light: shouting, pushing, horses whinnying in protest as their riders rouse them from sleep.… Continue Reading “The Rotaforta Longsword”

The Nemain Longsword

∴ A Constant Frenzy ∴ There were those who considered it ill, naming the sword as you did. Better that such a thing should go nameless, they said, than to risk rousing one so willful. Your sister bade you leave the sword outside her… Continue Reading “The Nemain Longsword”

The Nastrino Sidesword

∴ A Ribbon of Light∴ You stumble down the long, lightless corridor with all the speed you can muster, leather-soled shoes sliding against polished wooden boards. Your heartbeat is erratic as your footsteps – you were never cut out for running, always one to… Continue Reading “The Nastrino Sidesword”

The Auroch Longsword

∴ A Pillar of Strength∴ The first thing you noticed about him was strength. It was the first thing anyone noticed: the ox-like bulk of his shoulders, the proud protrusion of his chest. The great plate-sized hands curling around the blood red grip of… Continue Reading “The Auroch Longsword”