I, Ad Dakhla, scribe and chronicler to the court of the Sultan of the City of Bronze, do here set down the story of a sword which has appeared in several archives and stories – Greedbane. Said to be a most impressive weapon with obvious gold, silver, and jewels, it is nevertheless a deadly trap for any who bear it, for it saps their endurance and encumbers their body as a heavy burden might, bowing them under invisible weight and fatigue.

It is said that this blade is most often discovered in the clutch of a moldering skeleton, so potent is its ability. That some would rather die than give up such a prize suggests another enchantment as well, but without the actual weapon to examine I must rely only on heresay and legend.

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