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Feb 19, 2016 | 10:45 AM EST
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fantasy
sword
blade
black-sword

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Author Comments

Redesign of an edgy-as-hell sword.

The extravagant design and obsidian glass it’s made from makes it completely worthless for combat, which worked just fine for its intended role as a piece of decoration and not an actual weapon. Even after going through several hands and gaining magical significance, it would almost always remain sheathed, until its wielder found a way to turn its brittle properties into a combat advantage.

design process sketches: http://marikbentusi.tumblr.com/post/139604217972
deviantart mirror: http://marikbentusi.deviantart.com/art/Katsuja-591771261

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AliceMakoAliceMako

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Obsidian cuts cleaner then steel by several orders of magnitude, so while perhaps suitable for neither combat nor surgery in this case it would seem to be a wholly functional executioner's tool.

Saudi style beheadings, that sort of thing.