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The Brachitella Rapier

∴ A Crossed Purpose ∴ The sounds of the house are different tonight. As you lay awake in your single bed, you tease out each quiet strand in your mind: the rhythmic drip from the gutter by the window. The scuffling of mice beneath… Continue Reading “The Brachitella Rapier”

The Solana Rapier and Dagger

∴ A Bittersweet Thrill ∴ You kick absently at the grey slate wall, as anxious and impatient and full of desire as you ever are when you wait here. It is the furthest border of her father’s lands – the nearest you dare go,… Continue Reading “The Solana Rapier and Dagger”

The Helyx Rapier

∴ A Spiralling Ascent ∴ The breeze is sweet-scented with mellowing hay and the air is thick with the raucous song of insects. A strand of bearded grass tickles the back of your neck as you crane it to gaze – languidly and longingly… Continue Reading “The Helyx Rapier”

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,… Continue Reading “The Septecord Rapier and Dagger”

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… Continue Reading “The Vittoriosa Rapier and Dagger”