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Anodyne Sword
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Dozus's comment on 2006-08-27 09:00 PM
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Murometz's comment on 2006-08-28 11:11 AM
I really like this sword's power. Very original man!

Like others mentioned, the visual of someone getting cut up and then wandering off, bleeding to death but painfree, is priceless! Go to Comment
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Murometz's comment on 2006-08-28 02:57 PM
Vizzini: "HAHAHAHA...you didnt even hurt me. I am Sicilian! Do you know what that means?! It means that some mere bladework cannot--aacck." DEAD

Also, somewhere out there could be found, the Anodyne Blade's sidekick. The Iodine Dirk. Go to Comment
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Murometz's comment on 2007-02-13 09:42 PM
Who says there arent any original swords out there anymore? Here's one! Go to Comment
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Murometz's comment on 2007-04-20 05:00 PM
dang, I really like this sword!

I still say it needs an 'Iodine Dirk' companion. Go to Comment
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chilled's comment on 2006-08-30 05:32 AM
this is a brilliant weapon.
good for assasins and murderes/mercenaries. Go to Comment
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axlerowes's comment on 2012-02-23 07:27 AM


This is a lot like Gideon's Mercy, with the snake on the hilt and similar powers.  These swords could be fun items and you put some cultural weight behind them which is very nice. 



Some Edits



 



IN POST “the Duke though the man to have given him a playful jab to the midsection before he moved on the market.”



 



I think “though” should be “thought”



 



IN POST “Gnoccio was such a boisterous, and often touching of others type of person.”



Slightly awkward transition here, so we must assume that Duke had this opinion of the Gnoccio.  May I suggest moving the order of information around like this



"The Duke was acquainted with Gnoccio and knew him to be a boisterous person and gregarious person; often roughly touching or slapping others in fun.  As Gnoccio departed the Duke thought the man to have given him a playful jab to the midsection the man, until the Duke staggered and was shocked to find his silk doublet soaked with blood, and a 14-inch gash starting just above his groin and stopping just short of his ribs.



Or change it all together so that we are clearer about the nature of the Duke and Gnoccio’s exchange.



IN POST “so sure was he of his own style, he though his foe incompetent until he himself stumbled.”



I think so should be capitalized and though should be thought. Also I think it would be help to put some transition in here to note that you are no longer talking about Tekene in general, but are now discussing the specific duel in which he died.



 



iN POST “He would then dispatch those he had contract to kill with a quick thrust into the heart, leaving the to simply die whilst still dreaming”



I think there should be an a before contract or “those he had been contracted to kill”



 



But again, nice item, useful and fun, the cultural weight behind it (weapon lore) makes the post much more intereting than the item alone.

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axlerowes's comment on 2012-02-23 09:59 AM
PM returned.
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valadaar's comment on 2015-01-13 10:53 AM
Interesting, and really only good for ambushes. Causing your opponent to flinch is pretty important in combat, since they might not be able counter as effectively.

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Demagogue's comment on 2006-08-27 11:58 PM
Imagine a PC getting killed in the street and not knowing it, that would be hilarious Go to Comment
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LithTheBlade's comment on 2006-08-31 04:42 PM
I seriously love this sword. But what is the blades shape? Strait or curved? That is a serious problem for me, strait blades block, curved blades deflect. overall though, I'm lovin the story behind this blade. And original as anything I've ever seen. Love the magic/innate properties too. Go to Comment
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dark_dragon's comment on 2007-05-07 11:02 AM
Very nice blade which has been in my favourites since I first read the sub. I can definitely see surgeon commissioning something like this. Go to Comment
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MysticMoon's comment on 2011-11-28 12:44 PM


Definitely an assassin's friend, although I would expect it to be smaller if it was originally used for vivisection. Good backstory.


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The Demon's Herd
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manfred's comment on 2006-08-31 06:00 AM
Hah! Now that's a good one - in lands touched by evil, not even the cattle will be the same. Liked all the details. Go to Comment
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manfred's comment on 2007-07-01 04:44 PM
Down with the Detect Evil spells! Where is Evil is truly afoot, they should be detecting it left and right.

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Couldn't resist:

"Where is little Joey?"
"Oh, he went to look at the new cows our neighbours bought." Go to Comment
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Ria Hawk's comment on 2007-07-01 02:51 AM
Wow. Demon cattle, that's not something you see every day. Really not something you'd think about, either, until it came and ATE you. And tempermental bulls are dangerous enough to begin with, adding demon blood will only make them so much more fun. Go to Comment
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CaptainPenguin's comment on 2006-08-27 03:58 PM
I really like the submission, I just think that "Fiendish Cattle" is kind of a tame and uninspired name for it... How about "The Demon-Cattle of Djueria" or the "Black Herd of Tiergart" or something like that? Go to Comment
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MoonHunter's comment on 2006-08-27 04:34 PM
I like this post. CP is right, the name is lame. Tiergart's Cattle or Djueria Breed or Black Breed, or some such, would be better.

Other than the cattle are evil, what other endangerment do these things provide? Their advantages far outweigh any disadvantages.

I do like the nice details. Go to Comment
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Shadoweagle's comment on 2013-06-12 07:44 PM
Love it! I love how these beasts are vicious, demon tainted creatures, and yet are still simply animalseven though they radiate evil there is no intended malevolence to them, and they still have their own instincts ( They're not maliciously destroying the crops with rot - they simply do it for easier digestion!

I can see this being used as a special event at the end of a rodeo! And when the bull kicks you off, run for your life before it decides to eat you! Go to Comment
The Demon's Herd
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Scrasamax's comment on 2006-08-27 04:49 PM
Added Hazards paragraph and changed the name from Fiendish Cattle to the Demon's Herd. Name was both tame, and lame. Ack!

Had to add the hazard paragraph, really an oversight on my part. The black herd is more dangerous since they have tainted blood, and have qualms about eating horses, cattle, humans, rotten meat, its all pretty much fair game. Go to Comment
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