Tag: renaissance

The Trelati Spadone

∴ A Meeting of Three∴ Scowling into your empty cup, you skip the pewter bit between your fingers and wait. A meeting of three, the note said, in its cryptic, spidery scrawl. Three for beginning, middle and end. Mind, body, spirit. Maiden, mother, crone.… Continue Reading “The Trelati Spadone”

The Kungensklinga Sidesword

∴ A Royal Bearing∴ Your name sounds unfamiliar as it rings along the long, marble gallery, bedecked with gilt frames and austere painted eyes. How strange to hear it here, plain and pedestrian alongside ancient titles. A small cough from the footman prompts you… Continue Reading “The Kungensklinga Sidesword”

The Castilia Rapier

∴ A Soldier’s Return∴ The parched grass is warm beneath your bare feet, just as you knew it would be. Leaving your leather boots by the roadside, you savour the sensation and venture deeper between the vines. Each pleached row points toward the same… Continue Reading “The Castilia Rapier”

The Demeter Daggers

∴ A Kindred Calling ∴ “It’s time,” she says. For years you’ve trained for this moment, but she’s been preparing far longer. For every kindness, a caution. For every peal of laughter, a pertinent lesson. She is kneeling beside you now, placing the plain… Continue Reading “The Demeter Daggers”

The Glossa Sacra Rapier and Dagger

∴ A Tongue of Flame ∴ Divorced from its source, the moonlight hangs heavy, yet somehow insubstantial. It is as if the entire cathedral is composed of blue-tinged light and shadow: the cool gloom of the pews, the patterns burned in brilliant white onto… Continue Reading “The Glossa Sacra Rapier and Dagger”