Why is it called the blade of redemption? It seems unapplicable given what it does and its history.
Can we have a few more details on this. If this swords is that ancient, there should be more than one or two stories involving the blade. What does the blade look like. It if is a Godly Blade from a long time ago, it should look like nothing in current production, made of materials either no longer used or unknown to the modern age.
The basic bones of this could be quite good... but it needs explanation.
Remember the Gold Standard: If said item (character, setting) is not as well developed and described as an item (character/ setting) in a fantasy novel (excluding the horrid DnD novels), then the item is not yet done.
Trust me, meeting the gold standard is not that hard. Go to Comment
A Magical Hat that has only enough magic to stay on its wearers head, in spite of wind, falling, or even being turned upside down. The owner, never having to pick up his hat gains an extra swagger to his step, and a small boost to charisma.