041: Product Demonstration

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"Behold!" The wizard presented the enchanted sword to his warrior queen with a flourish. "My finest blade!"

She examined the piece from a safe distance. It certainly looked impressive. It was three feet of rune-etched carbon steel, with a hilt set with rubies and chased in gold.

"It's on fire," she said simply.

"Wreathed in magical flame, Your Majesty."

"Well, it will be visible, alright, but how am I supposed to wield it?"

"I could make you a suit of truly invulnerable armor..." He began. She sighed. They always promised her a bargain, then burned you with the accessories.

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