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Xyston of Dragon Warding (A to Z Challenge, X)

28 April, 2015

Xyston of Dragon Warding

Spears against dragonsThese long spears are tipped with a sharp blade on one end and a simple spike on the other, the steel of which is discolored as if exposed to extreme heat, the wood of the shaft is dyed a dark grey from alchemical agents it has been treated with.  The spear is heavier than one would expect and gives a great feeling of solidity.  These spears were original constructed for an order of temple guards that had reason to fear dragon attacks, after the Sundering, the method for making them was almost lost except that the dwarves spent a great deal of blood and treasure in assembling the knowledge needed to recreate them.

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