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Old 08-16-2016, 05:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Bosda Di'Chi of Tricor View Post
The same type as Luke Skywalker's-- fictional.
I hate to be "that guy", but this is a silly statement that's just being grumpy for its own sake. And there are two big reasons for saying so.

First, it's entirely possible - even probable in the case of Durandal and Joyeuse - that these swords actually did exist. Even Excalibur (or Caliburn) may actually have been based on a real man's actually sword, even shrouded in legend. Second, we actually do know within a certain margin what kind of swords were being manufactured and used by men of a certain rank in that time period. Books have been written about such research.