Can be summed up with the word "POWER." Definitely doesn't need any specifics or stats. That would defeat the point of the piece.
I like that there isn't any great curse or dark corruption or mighty flaw inherent in the blade. Refreshing. Also enjoyed the purplish prose.
For the life of me I'm just not sure how to use this in a game, other than some "lesson" to teach PCs (the hard way) or perhaps as simply myth and legend.
Enjoyable read, particularly some of your turns of the phrase. And I learned a new word...clerestory.Go to Comment
Couldn't put my finger on my thoughts until reading Scras' comment. Something about medieval fantasy settings and arson doesn't quite jibe somehow. Then again, there is the Pyromancers Guild of grrm that comes to mind. I love this dude regardless and would go the route Scras suggests!Go to Comment