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20th Sep '16 1:20:18 PM SneaselSawashiro
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* Via the ''Literature/RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms'' example, it's an inevitable carry-over to the ''VideoGame/DynastyWarriors'' series and other [[VideoGame/SamuraiWarriors Musou]] [[VideoGame/WarriorsOrochi Warriors]]-related titles. The original names in the Asian ports for the weapons all tend to not only match the source material a lot more closely, but they're rife with RuleOfSymbolism for several of the characters/historical figure portrayals each.

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* Via the ''Literature/RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms'' example, it's an inevitable carry-over to the ''VideoGame/DynastyWarriors'' series and other [[VideoGame/SamuraiWarriors ''[[VideoGame/SamuraiWarriors Musou]] [[VideoGame/WarriorsOrochi Warriors]]-related Warriors]]''-related titles. The original names in the Asian ports for the weapons all tend to not only match the source material a lot more closely, but they're rife with RuleOfSymbolism for several of the characters/historical figure portrayals each.
20th Sep '16 1:15:08 PM SneaselSawashiro
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* Via the ''Literature/RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms'', it's an inevitable carry-over to the ''VideoGame/DynastyWarriors'' series and other [[VideoGame/SamuraiWarriors Musou]] [[VideoGame/WarriorsOrochi Warriors]]-related titles. The original names in the Asian ports for the weapons all tend to not only match the source material a lot more closely, but they're rife with RuleOfSymbolism for several of the characters/historical figure portrayals each.

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* Via the ''Literature/RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms'', ''Literature/RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms'' example, it's an inevitable carry-over to the ''VideoGame/DynastyWarriors'' series and other [[VideoGame/SamuraiWarriors Musou]] [[VideoGame/WarriorsOrochi Warriors]]-related titles. The original names in the Asian ports for the weapons all tend to not only match the source material a lot more closely, but they're rife with RuleOfSymbolism for several of the characters/historical figure portrayals each.
20th Sep '16 1:14:49 PM SneaselSawashiro
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* Via the ''Literature/RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms'', it's an inevitable carry-over to the ''VideoGame/DynastyWarriors'' series and other [[VideoGame/SamuraiWarriors Musou]] [[VideoGame/WarriorsOrochi Warriors]]-related titles. The original names in the Asian ports for the weapons all tend to not only match the source material a lot more closely, but they're rife with RuleOfSymbolism for several of the characters/historical figure portrayals each.
19th Sep '16 12:59:13 AM PaulA
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* Creator/JackChalker's ''Dancing Gods'' fantasy series has a magic sword named [[FluffyTheTerrible Irving]].

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* In Creator/JackChalker's ''Dancing Gods'' ''Literature/RiverOfDancingGods'' fantasy series has a series, all magic sword named swords are required to have names. When the protagonist acquires one, he names it [[FluffyTheTerrible Irving]].Irving]], after his estranged son.
17th Sep '16 12:05:21 PM DarkPhoenix94
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** The last was Curtana (Or Cortana), wielded by Ogier the Dane and Sir Tristan of the Knights of the Round Table. This sword was known as the broken sword or the Sword of Mercy; legend says its tip was broken by an angel to prevent a wrongful execution. It is currently one of the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom and has been part of the coronation ceremony since 1236 at the latest, if not 1189 (when UsefulNotesRichardTheLionHeart was crowned) - though a new sword used to be forged for each coronation and the current sword dates to the 1580's, being first used at the coronation of Charles I in 1626.

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** The last was Curtana (Or Cortana), wielded by Ogier the Dane and Sir Tristan of the Knights of the Round Table. This sword was known as the broken sword or the Sword of Mercy; legend says its tip was broken by an angel to prevent a wrongful execution. It is currently one of the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom and has been part of the coronation ceremony since 1236 at the latest, if not 1189 (when UsefulNotesRichardTheLionHeart UsefulNotes/RichardTheLionHeart was crowned) - though a new sword used to be forged for each coronation and the current sword dates to the 1580's, being first used at the coronation of Charles I in 1626.
17th Sep '16 12:04:32 PM DarkPhoenix94
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** The last was Curtana (Or Cortana), wielded by Ogier the Dane and Sir Tristan of the Knights of the Round Table. This sword was known as the broken sword or the Sword of Mercy; legend says its tip was broken by an angel to prevent a wrongful execution. It is currently one of the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom and has been part of the coronation ceremony since 1236 at the latest, if not 1189 (when UsefulNotesRichardTheLionheart was crowned) - though a new sword used to be forged for each coronation and the current sword dates to the 1580's, being first used at the coronation of Charles I in 1626.

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** The last was Curtana (Or Cortana), wielded by Ogier the Dane and Sir Tristan of the Knights of the Round Table. This sword was known as the broken sword or the Sword of Mercy; legend says its tip was broken by an angel to prevent a wrongful execution. It is currently one of the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom and has been part of the coronation ceremony since 1236 at the latest, if not 1189 (when UsefulNotesRichardTheLionheart UsefulNotesRichardTheLionHeart was crowned) - though a new sword used to be forged for each coronation and the current sword dates to the 1580's, being first used at the coronation of Charles I in 1626.
17th Sep '16 12:01:54 PM DarkPhoenix94
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** The last was Curtana (Or Cortana), wielded by Ogier. This sword was known as the broken sword or the sword of mercy; legend says its tip was broken by an angel to prevent a wrongful execution.

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** The last was Curtana (Or Cortana), wielded by Ogier. Ogier the Dane and Sir Tristan of the Knights of the Round Table. This sword was known as the broken sword or the sword Sword of mercy; Mercy; legend says its tip was broken by an angel to prevent a wrongful execution.execution. It is currently one of the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom and has been part of the coronation ceremony since 1236 at the latest, if not 1189 (when UsefulNotesRichardTheLionheart was crowned) - though a new sword used to be forged for each coronation and the current sword dates to the 1580's, being first used at the coronation of Charles I in 1626.
15th Sep '16 8:34:11 AM Skylentt
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* ''Manga/DGrayMan'' : The innocence is a mysterious substance from which we create weapons. Every weapon is named by the Black Order. In the case of Lavi, it overlaps with I call it "Vera" as Lavi doesn't like the name the Order gave to his weapon and he nicknamed it "big hammer little hammer"
31st Aug '16 3:33:55 AM Morgenthaler
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* In Chris Roberson's TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}} BloodRavens novel ''Dawn Of War II'', Wisdom. Explicitly described as a rare sword so marvelous as to have a name.

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* In Chris Roberson's TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}} BloodRavens Literature/BloodRavens novel ''Dawn Of War II'', Wisdom. Explicitly described as a rare sword so marvelous as to have a name.
25th Aug '16 8:07:44 AM LordGro
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* In C.S. Goto's ''BloodRavens'' trilogy, Rhamah's Vairocanum. Made from part of a WreckedWeapon that had been ForgedByTheGods.

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* In C.S. Goto's ''BloodRavens'' ''Literature/BloodRavens'' trilogy, Rhamah's Vairocanum. Made from part of a WreckedWeapon that had been ForgedByTheGods.



* The cannons on the [[AubreyMaturin Sophie]] are all named by their crews. Notable is Barett Bonden's gun ''Sudden Death''.

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* The cannons on the [[AubreyMaturin [[Literature/AubreyMaturin Sophie]] are all named by their crews. Notable is Barett Bonden's gun ''Sudden Death''.


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* ''Literature/TheSagaOfThePeopleOfVatnsdal'': The family sword Aettartangi, the "family pole", is given its name by Ingimund when he acquires it. It is always owned by the current head of the Vatnsdal clan.
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