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14th Jan '17 6:18:42 AM Morgenthaler
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* The Drasnian queen's spymaster in David Eddings' ''Literature/TheBelgariad'' and ''TheMalloreon'' series is codenamed Javelin.

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* The Drasnian queen's spymaster in David Eddings' ''Literature/TheBelgariad'' and ''TheMalloreon'' ''Literature/TheMalloreon'' series is codenamed Javelin.
8th Jan '17 4:50:53 PM nombretomado
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* Jei-san in ''UsagiYojimbo'' refers to himself as the "Blade of the Gods".

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* Jei-san in ''UsagiYojimbo'' ''ComicBook/UsagiYojimbo'' refers to himself as the "Blade of the Gods".



* ''ForgottenRealms'' has a handful of such characters. The great paladin Ralgorax, the "Sword of Tyr" (mentioned in [=REF5=] ''Lords of Darkness''). Sir Ganithar "the Hammer Knight" or simply "the Hammer" (KnightErrant from ''A Matter Of Thorns''). Ranger called "Ren o' the Blade" (from ''The Pools trilogy'').

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* ''ForgottenRealms'' ''TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms'' has a handful of such characters. The great paladin Ralgorax, the "Sword of Tyr" (mentioned in [=REF5=] ''Lords of Darkness''). Sir Ganithar "the Hammer Knight" or simply "the Hammer" (KnightErrant from ''A Matter Of Thorns''). Ranger called "Ren o' the Blade" (from ''The Pools trilogy'').
8th Jan '17 11:48:44 AM SeptimusHeap
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* Captain Hammer from ''WebVideo/DoctorHorriblesSingAlongBlog''. (The hammer [[FreudWasRight is his penis.]])

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* Captain Hammer from ''WebVideo/DoctorHorriblesSingAlongBlog''. (The hammer [[FreudWasRight is his penis.]]))
22nd Dec '16 7:14:57 AM Morgenthaler
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Sometimes a RedBaron can have very specific nickname or title that compares him to some kind of weapon, often to his WeaponOfChoice. LargeHam, BadAss or similiar people will like to announce this right after yelling his real name, especially during MyNameIsInigoMontoya moment.

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Sometimes a RedBaron can have very specific nickname or title that compares him to some kind of weapon, often to his WeaponOfChoice. LargeHam, BadAss LargeHam badasses or similiar similar people will like to announce this right after yelling his real name, especially during MyNameIsInigoMontoya moment.
27th Nov '16 3:31:33 PM StFan
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->''"I, I am the blade, I am the promise unmade''
->''I, I am the knife, I bring death to your life''
->''I, I am the axe, to stop you dead in your tracks''
->''I, I am the sword, I bring the fear of the Lord"''
-->-- "I Am The Sword" by '''Music/{{Motorhead}}'''

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->''"I, ->''I, I am the blade, I am the promise unmade''
->''I,
unmade\\
I,
I am the knife, I bring death to your life''
->''I,
life\\
I,
I am the axe, to stop you dead in your tracks''
->''I,
tracks\\
I,
I am the sword, I bring the fear of the Lord"''
Lord''
-->-- "I Am The the Sword" by '''Music/{{Motorhead}}'''



* Mordechai Jefferson Carver, ''TheHebrewHammer''.

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* Mordechai Jefferson Carver, ''TheHebrewHammer''.''Film/TheHebrewHammer''.
20th Oct '16 6:59:45 AM Morgenthaler
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* Morris "Two Gun" Cohen, a Jewish-Canadian adventurer who became a bodyguard to Chinese leader Chiang Kai-Shek during ChineseCivilWar. [[CaptainObvious Guess how many guns he carried]]?
* Subverted in ''ASongOfIceAndFire'' with Longspear Ryke, who does not fight with a spear. At least according to Tormund, it's a reference to his BiggusDickus.

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* Morris "Two Gun" Cohen, a Jewish-Canadian adventurer who became a bodyguard to Chinese leader Chiang Kai-Shek during ChineseCivilWar.UsefulNotes/ChineseCivilWar. [[CaptainObvious Guess how many guns he carried]]?
* Subverted in ''ASongOfIceAndFire'' ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' with Longspear Ryke, who does not fight with a spear. At least according to Tormund, it's a reference to his BiggusDickus.
15th Sep '16 11:35:54 PM chicagomel
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** Jaina Solo: Sword of the Jedi. She spends a while trying to figure out what exactly this title is supposed to mean. Even when Luke gives her the sobriquet, though, it's clear that he's not saying the rest of her life will be smooth sailing.

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** Jaina Solo: Sword of the Jedi. She spends a while trying to figure out what exactly this title is supposed to mean. Even when Luke gives her the sobriquet, though, it's clear that he's not saying the rest of her life will be smooth sailing. It would have been explored further in the ''Sword of the Jedi'' books, but Disney decided not to give them the go ahead after the buyout.
9th Aug '16 11:48:54 PM PaulA
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* A pair of (retired) assassins in Vlad's ''{{Dragaera}}'' books are known as the Sword and Dagger of the Jhereg. We call them Norathar and Cawti.

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* A pair of (retired) assassins in Vlad's ''{{Dragaera}}'' ''Literature/{{Dragaera}}'' books are known as the Sword and Dagger of the Jhereg. We call them Norathar and Cawti.
9th Aug '16 12:37:11 PM Morgenthaler
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* The word '[[{{Germany}} German]]' means 'spear warrior' in Old German.

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* The word '[[{{Germany}} '[[UsefulNotes/{{Germany}} German]]' means 'spear warrior' in Old German.
7th Aug '16 6:05:25 PM nombretomado
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* Revolutionary War hero ComicBook/{{Tomahawk}} in TheDCU.

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* Revolutionary War hero ComicBook/{{Tomahawk}} in TheDCU.Franchise/TheDCU.
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