I, Ad Dakhla, scribe and chronicler to the court of the Sultan of the City of Bronze, do here set down what I know of the Silver Sword. Far from the horrors of its supposed golden cousin, the Silver Sword was said to have been simply a sword of pure silver, but somehow wright to be hard as steel and to keep a keen edge without alloying. It was said to cause wounds that would not heal to the evil and the inhuman, although what exactly falls into those categories is, in the sources I have consulted, a matter of much dispute.

What is clear is that the sword came into the hands of an inquisitor in Korton, in the ages before Køs, who planned to use it to root out heretics and evildoers by inflicting slight wounds upon them and watching to see if they healed. This endeavor was abandoned, and the sword removed from the record of history, when the inquisitor cut his own hand upon the blade, only to find that the wound would not heal.

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