Tag: training sword

The Rosanglica Sword and Dagger

∴ An Ill-Starred Beauty ∴ “I used to have a ship, you know,” the old man says. He sighs heavily and stares across the water to the brightly-painted war vessel. “Nothing fancy like this ‘un mind, but she knew what she was doing out… Continue Reading “The Rosanglica Sword and Dagger”

The Tempelridarren Arming Sword

∴ An Unbowed Legacy ∴ Shoulders back. Feet together. Eyes forward. Crush the nervous urge to giggle. Breathe. You thought this morning would never come – the first day of your long-fabled training. But even here, heart pounding in the dusty yard as the… Continue Reading “The Tempelridarren Arming Sword”

The Brytengrund Arming Sword

∴ A Demanding Presence ∴ The blade that the monk holds out to you is broad – broader than any you’ve seen before. A fierce triangular jag extending from a graceful blackened crossguard, the immense faceted wheel of a pommel perched above. You hesitate,… Continue Reading “The Brytengrund Arming Sword”

The Folia Greatsword

∴ A Leaf on the Breeze ∴ You always loved the aspens at this time of year. They are the last orderly thing on the landscape – the tall, austere row that marks the end of your father’s land and the beginning of the… Continue Reading “The Folia Greatsword”

The Conflagrare Dussack

∴ A Flickering Fury ∴ An ocean wave, or a tongue of flame? You never could make your mind up. You smile to yourself, turning the thick, wavering blade over in scarred hands, eying the twin fullers, the blackened rib cage of a basket,… Continue Reading “The Conflagrare Dussack”