Tag: spada

The Hiberi Sword

∴ An Enlightening Entanglement ∴ With a sigh you sink down on the bank of the Ebro. It is late in the day, and shadows are settling in the green-velvet folds of the hills across the water. The air is sweet with fermenting reeds,… Continue Reading “The Hiberi Sword”

The Drakamor Sidesword

∴ A Draconic Manoeuvre ∴ “Repel boarders,” you bellow, the command almost lost in the spume. Those men nearest you catch the message above the din of cannon and crashing waves, and relay it down the length of the deck. By this point, there… Continue Reading “The Drakamor Sidesword”

The Chalice Rapier

∴ A Cup Overflowing ∴ You kneel before the altar, the rail before you smoothed by centuries of supplicant hands, the unforgiving flagstones pressing against your knees. Staring down at your own callused fingers, you try to clear your mind of earthly things –… Continue Reading “The Chalice Rapier”

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”