Tag: rapier

The Agalia Sword

∴ A Splendid Sorority ∴ Pale moonlight is all that illuminates the crumbling mosaic beneath your bare feet, but you know its design by heart. The snaking black patterns around the folly floor, and the three figures entwined at its centre: the Graces. Thalia… Continue Reading “The Agalia Sword”

The Ashvin Swords

∴ A Protective Pairing ∴ They were always a strange spectacle, those splendid youths fencing on the riverbank. They were there every week, like clockwork – truly, like clockwork – feinting and lunging in near-silence as fine ladies on their afternoon strolls ogled behind… Continue Reading “The Ashvin Swords”

The Dokkalfar Set

∴ An Unusual Customer∴ You turn the rapier over in your hand, marvelling at how the light plays off the serpentine blade like a cold steel flame. Steadying it on one white-gloved finger, you check its balance, sucking breath through your teeth in surprised… Continue Reading “The Dokkalfar Set”

The Elytra Sword and Dagger

∴ A Solid Defense ∴ Late summer. Long grass waving, dried and waxen in the sun; downy heads tickling the backs of your legs as you run across the meadow; a stream of seeds taking flight in your wake. It’s days like these that… Continue Reading “The Elytra Sword and Dagger”

The Schwabacher Sword

∴ A Font of Power ∴ From the moment you first wrapped you hand around that broad leather grip, in turn embraced by swooping whorls of black metal, you knew there was no turning back. The image of the thing was imprinted on your… Continue Reading “The Schwabacher Sword”