Archive for October 2nd, 2012


Tuesday Magic Item – Sinister Straight Razor

2 October, 2012

The half open straight razor lay there in the pool of blood, the steel glimmering silver among the darkening red, its bone handle flecked with crimson.

Sharp as a Razor

Careful, it will cut you

The constable knelt down to get a better look at the razor.  The watered steel of its blade rippled in the light and for a moment it was all the man could see.  Blinking the after image from his sight, he found himself reaching for the razor’s handle.  He stopped himself, his hand trembling.  Then he heard the approaching click of boots and before he knew it, he had tucked the razor into his sleeve and stood up.

“Constable, what have you found?” asked the well-dressed Inspector.

“Blood and an impression,” he gestured.  “The murderer may have dropped his weapon but it is gone now.”

“Good work,” said the Inspector, looking down.  “A small knife maybe?”

“Maybe, sir,” the Constable answered, turning the closed razor in his hand, keeping it behind his back.

Sinister Straight Razor

These straight razors are made of at least good quality material, but to their own owners, they always appear beautiful.  They never stain, all forms of grim simply slide off of them and the owner can always keep a good grip on them.

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