[LMB] Spirit Ring, Chapter 3

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 15:27:15 BST 2021


It did.

What's really scary is that Stormbringer was not unique.  It had its
"brother" sword, Mournblade, and in one story Elric, using his latest
Bat-Power that Moorcock had given him without any advance notice to the
readers, summoned a whole bunch of other runeblades to take care of
business.

On Thu, Oct 7, 2021 at 6:38 AM Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Now Stormbringer is one scary ass sword. If I remember, it finally killed
> Elric in the end.
>
> On Wed, Oct 6, 2021, 7:39 PM Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Not to mention Stormbringer and the other demon swords of its ilk in the
> > Elric of Melnibone series.
> >
> > On Wed, Oct 6, 2021, 6:24 PM Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Steven Brust has a weapon in his "Dragaera series"  novels that ate
> > > people's souls called a Morganti blade. Supposedly according to one of
> > his
> > > books there was some sort of soul eating demon residing in the blade.
> > >
> > > On Mon, Oct 4, 2021, 4:04 PM Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > >
> > > > If the spirit trapped in a weapon can draw energy out of the people
> it
> > > > wounds, perhaps that would make it something like a D&D-esque "magic
> > > > weapon".  Kind of abominable, though.  And without proper
> maintenance,
> > > > lethal to the trapped spirit.
> > > >
> > > > Seems like the sort of thing that would attract the negative
> attention
> > of
> > > > the Gods.
> > > >
> > > > Matt G.
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