The sword of mine soul

Avatar Author: H.S. Wift I have finaly returned, to ficly and to the bullpen. Ha! It's taken me ages to realise how stupid and pretentiosu these quotes are, say goodbye all. Read Bio

He walked into the tent.
“I know why you’re here. I have one for you.” said the Smithy by the forge. Macavity wondered why the tent had never caught alight before.
“A sword?”
“This is Hawkswift. It’s crossguard is thin, but the blade is long, It may not be the strongest of swords, but it can take any number of hits, and remain as sharp as ever. It has seen it’s share of horrors, but it remains faultless and radiant. It’s exterior does not match the cold nature that lies within, but when it is well guided, It is a force of reckoning. The runes on it’s blade make the sword. The words are sharp, piercing daggers.”
“But…”
“No, I know what you’re going to say, it’s not like the broadsword you’re used to using, it’s more rapier-like.”
“But…”
“And it will take a new fighting style, but it is mightier than any other sword in the world.”
“But that’s not what I was getting at. I was going to ask why it’s a pen?”

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  1. Avatar Wednesday [PJ] ((LoA))

    Ah, I see,… the pen is mightier than the sword. Awesome :)

  2. Ahfl_icon THX 0477

    Cute. I really should have seen that coming, especially here on ficly. Nicely done.

  3. Avatar stargazer1960

    Crafty. Got so into the description that I didn’t see the big finish coming.

  4. Avatar kaellinn18

    This one caught me by surprise too. Nicely done! You need to change all of your usages of “it’s” to “its” except for the ones in the sixth paragraph. The former is a contraction of “it is.” The latter is the possessive you want.

  5. Avatar Concerned Reader

    Haha, I wrote mine before reading any of the others, and now realize that we had similar ideas. Though in execution they’re fairly different. The idea has been around for a while, so it’s no wonder that two would think alike.

  6. Avatar Paige Elizabeth

    Nice twist at the end. I like the high drama leading into the twist. I’m expecting Conan the Barbarian and instead get Conan O’Brien.

    Smithy should not be capitilized in the second sentence. It’s not a proper noun.

  7. Avatar H.S. Wift

    Did it occur to you that I might have capitalised it for effect? That I used the S instead of s as he is the most important character in this dialogue? Did it? DID IT?!?

  8. Avatar Concerned Reader

    So, YOUR A CHAMPION.

  9. Avatar H.S. Wift

    YAY! I WON ONE! I FINNALLY WON A CHALLENGE!

  10. Avatar The Note Writer

    Remove ‘Pen’ from the tags, please.

  11. Avatar H.S. Wift

    Done. And why?

  12. Avatar Concerned Reader

    If someone reads the tags before the entry, then it can ruin the ending. My entry probably falls prey to the same problem.

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