Tag: longsword

The Hessian Longsword

∴ A Listless Repose ∴ The trees whisper with raindrops, deluging the dark earth: that rich, reeking blackness that floods your senses as if you were already buried in it. Water collects in the hem of your hood and trickles cold into your eyes.… Continue Reading “The Hessian Longsword”

The Wafian Longsword

∴ A Broken Dream ∴ A bowl of cold oats by the remnants of the fire, and birdsong in bare trees. You work at a bit of husk lodged between two teeth with your tongue, and squint into the ash and ember. You dreamed… Continue Reading “The Wafian Longsword”

The Leirion Longsword

∴ A Lily of the Valley ∴ You relax only slightly as your fingers slide over the smooth steel of the guard, finding their way to the fleur-de-lis at the tip of a curving quillon. It is a familiar emblem. How could it be… Continue Reading “The Leirion Longsword”

The Itelhans Swiss Sabre

∴ A Steely Peace ∴ Twenty. Twenty two. Twenty four. You count the dusty stone steps as you scuttle down them in the old man’s wake. Twenty six. Twenty eight. Thirty. You try not to think of your mother’s ghost stories: of vampire crypts… Continue Reading “The Itelhans Swiss Sabre”

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”