The Once and Future Sword: A Brief History of Excalibur’s Delinquent Life Before Arthur

Losing your temper is pretty bad for a sword.

Dwarf-forged and dwarf-blessed, this sword was made to do great things. At least until its wielder gets fat and lazy and starts using it as a prop. And until all the other weapons start snickering. Can two and a half pounds of homicidal steel regain glory after its importance is forgotten?

Unless it can forge a new path, the greatest sword in the North might just lose its edge.

The Once and Future Sword is a humorous stand-alone short story by Gregory Amato.

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