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Claimed by over 2800 readers as at July 25, 2017.
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What readers say:

“I had a hard time putting it down. I can hardly wait for the next book.”

“Great plot and the wonderful characters are brilliant.”

“… solid story line, and keeps you hooked from the start.”

“Classic fantasy.”

“Fantasy the way it should be written.”

“Mr. Hilder has created a tale filled with loyalty, love and the evils of war and betrayals. Very detailed, yet magically riveting…”


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Why Fantasy Swords belong in Fantasy (not elsewhere)

Fantasy swords look cool, but are they any good?

Fantasy with Historical European Martial Arts | Tim Eveland

Mega swords, super swords and all other kinds of made-up dragon-slaying swords belong where they rightly exist–in fantasy! But why do they belong there, and not in real life? In Earth’s historical reality, the European one-handed arming sword has become a well-known and predictable symbol. But in popular medieval fantasy, whether it be in video games, books, movies or comics, the European sword has become a target for unpredictable creative reinvention!

historical swords verses fantasy swords

Unlike real historical swords, fantasy swords, in a generic sense, don’t care about proper weight distribution, an important factor medieval swordsmiths took seriously. The classic medieval arming sword, shaped like a cross, has developed into a very specific shape that is the optimal design for hand rotation when you consider key pivot points in the sword’s geometry.

The two YouTube videos below by Roland Warzecha explain the secrets of sword geometry in way more detail than I’ll be…

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