Blade and Mana: Callandor

This feature series takes a look at magic swords and their place in our stories and culture.

Blade and Mana: The Master Sword

For as long as there have been warriors in our stories, there have been magical weapons for them to wield, and the sword is the most typical of these. Swords themselves are important symbols even without magic. 

Blade and Mana: Hrunting and Nægling

For as long as there have been warriors in our stories, there have been magical weapons for them to wield, and the sword is the most typical of these. Swords themselves are important symbols even without magic.

Blade and Mana: The Sword of Omens

For as long as there have been warriors in our stories, there were magical weapons for them to wield, and the sword is the most typical of these.

Blade and Mana: The Vorpal Sword

The Vorpal Sword first appeared in a poem, Jabberwocky, which was part of the nonsensical fantasy novel Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There, the sequel to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

Blade and Mana: Excalibur

Our new feature series takes a look at magic swords and their place in our stories and culture.