Yes, that was a *secret* shhhhhhh. ;^)Mrs. Madgarden wrote:You can wield THE Sword.
From its early days on the C64 and VIC-20, the "remake" for the PC and Mac, or all-new version which is now available on the iTunes App Store (http://bit.ly/8MDq3N)
I think of it kind of like Storm Bringer in the Elric books. Even touching it is dangerous, but wielding it in battle? Yike, you'd seriously be risking your soul.madgarden wrote:The Sword is linked to Gedwyn, as Excalibur to Arthur. So, it really won't work for your hero. It has a higher purpose.
There are other powerful artifacts on the way that won't care who is wielding them.
As for the thieves, most of the dungeon creatures are under Umla's influence... they don't necessarily have a choice. They are compelled to do his bidding. Better the Sword is buried in the ruins of Fargoal than brought to the surface where it may be used to ruin Umla's domination.