Archive for October 21st, 2014


New Magic Item – Ghost-Maker

21 October, 2014

An old sword and older curse“This town looks familiar . . .” the old warrior looked about suspiciously.

“It has changed hands recently,” the squire said, “my Lord took it in glorious battle.  That is why it is called Karlsburg now, after Sir Karl who lead the final assault.”

“What was it called before?” the warrior’s hand dropped to the hilt of the worn sword.

“Does it matter?  I think it was Ostbridge.”

“No, not Ostbridge,” wailed the old warrior in terror and took off running.

The warrior was never seen again, but the sword was found in a circle of blood at the edge of town, near to where a massacre had happened several decades before when a group of wounded soldiers was ambushed and slaughtered.  Local rumor said it was haunted and such rumors only intensified after the warrior’s disappearance.


This sword is of an antique design and has seen much hard use, looking closely on the blade, there is faint indication that runes were once etched along it. The hilt is made of yellowed ivory usually wrapped. The blade is cold to the touch and blood does not cling to it.

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