Tag: longsword

The Cardinal Feder

∴ A Capital Vice∴ Wrath was always going to be your downfall, from the heated debates with the masters to the vicious scuffles in the cloisters. Twice already the abbot has taken you aside to remind you that your tuition is a matter of… Continue Reading “The Cardinal Feder”

The Monocerine Longsword

∴ A Noble Encounter ∴ Your fingers sting with cold, despite thick leather gloves. You clamp your hands under your arms and kick at the snow-covered ground. You have no idea how many hours have passed, how many must still pass until daylight trickles… Continue Reading “The Monocerine Longsword”

The Accipiter Kriegmesser

∴ A Soaring High ∴ You close your eyes and focus on the threads of thought that are the goshawk’s. A momentary vertigo washes over you, as you accustom yourself to being in two places at once – standing on the solid stone of… Continue Reading “The Accipiter Kriegmesser”

The Strigoi Longsword

∴ A Biting Chill ∴ The fire leaps in its ornate grate, but a shiver struggles free regardless. You breathe on your hands and fold your arms for warmth, casting your eyes warily around you. You feel uncommonly small in the echoing hall, dwarfed… Continue Reading “The Strigoi Longsword”

The Serpentyne Longsword

∴ A Sinuous Weave∴ You wake from dreams of serpents. Always the same: a nest of writhing coils. The cool, glassy sensation of scales against skin. The wordless hiss as the creature stretches its shovel-shaped head toward your ear. Then the gloomy quiet of… Continue Reading “The Serpentyne Longsword”