|jolantru (jolantru) wrote in steampunk_nusantara,|
@ 2010-04-13 01:52 pm UTC
|Entry tags:||artifact: weapon|
Along the blade are Arabic inscriptions -
Front: Your reason and your passion are the rudder and the sails of your seafaring soul
Back: For reason, ruling alone, is a force confining; and passion, unattended, is a flame that burns to its own destruction.
The lines seem to hail from Kahlil Gibran, though I couldn't seem to find the reference. [Linguistics, want to have a go at it?]
The rapier constantly vibrates, even though there is no obvious power source. I suspect a strange technology has been involved in the crafting of this item, perhaps similar to the chainswords I have heard about during intellectual discussions.