Crafting Motif 54: Bloodforge Style

Author: Stoneheart the Heartstone

Clanfellows, in the name of the Hunt-Father, whom I invoke in his aspect as Alrabeg the Hunter, take now to heart these sacred schema that define the trappings of we who work the Bloodroot Forge. For it is as Bloodforge Smiths that we shall hammer the Nords upon the anvil of our rage and hatred, until all bend the knee before the Hunters of Hircine. Fellihboh!

AXES
Forge the axe, fine the work, broad the blade, filigree, wrap the haft, leatherly.

BELTS
Broad the belt, interweave, strongly girt, buckle wide, cinch the sash, mammoth-hide.

BOOTS
Leather and stud, foot defense, kick and stomp, on offense, chase the prey, forward hence.

BOWS
Strong recurved, simple bow, hurling darts, at the foe, quiver bulge, with swift arrow.

CHEST PIECES
Bloodforged breast, tied to back, intricate, weave and tack, flexible, for the hunt.

DAGGERS
Straight and broad, guard and blade, tang in hilt, Bloodforge made, cut and thrust, Hunter's knife.

GLOVES
Gauntlets tough, fingers free, forearms wrapped, guarding thews, Hunter's hand, grips and hews.

HELMETS
Antlers sprout , from helmet brow, casque is thick, cradling head, enemy sees, enemy's fled.

LEG GREAVES
Serpentine, interweave, on front plate, of the greave, strap to calf, above the boot.

MACES
Heavy sledge, crushing arm, pounds the prey, deadly harm, weapon true, of Bloodforge.

SHIELDS
Keyhole shape, writhing cord, brazen boss, five more round, Hunter praise, Hircine lord.

SHOULDER ARMOR
Oblong cops, curved at crest, metal plate, steel is best, forged in blood, fringed in fur.

STAVES
Magic staff, tipped with horns, sharp and ringed, potent thorns, oaken haft, battle bred.

SWORDS
Double edged, long and strong, point for thrust, edge for slash, death in steel, doesn't rhyme.

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