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With drawn swords they made for me, but before I went down beneath them they had tasted of the steel of my father's sword, and I had given such an account of myself as I know would have pleased my sire had he lived to witness it.
Gods Of Mars, Edgar Rice Burroughs

The sarcophagus of each Dreadnought was once home to a mighty warrior of the Chapter. Each time such a legend falls the scorch marks of the conflict that penetrated the sarcophagus are lovingly cleaned away and the surface further reinforced to sustain the next Space Marine blessed to serve the Emperor in death.

This bolter's name is carved near its sight. The Space Marine who engraved the words is long dead, but all who wield it are reminded of his credo - "Ruthlessness is the Mercy of the Wise."
Weapons of the Deathangels - "Mercy of the Wise", Warhammer 40,000

Blessed by Chaplain Eizur on the eve of the Second Rahe Retribution, the inscription on the blade of this Power Sword reads "Let the stars die and mankind end before this sword returns unblooded to its sheath."
Weapons of the Deathangels - "The Blade of Zeal", Warhammer 40,000

The Minstrel Boy to the War has gone, in the ranks of Death, you'll find him,
His father's sword, he has girded on and his wild harp slung behind him.

"Your father's lightsaber. This is the weapon of a Jedi Knight. Not as random or as clumsy as a blaster, but an elegant weapon for a more civilized age."

My grandfather said the bow is the wise man's weapon. You can defend your city without opening its gates. Grandfather said the day I could pull the string on his bow, it would be mine.
Sebastian Vael, Dragon Age II

Anders: What is it with your archers and your grandfathers' bows? Do none of you get along with your fathers?
Sebastian: What is he talking about?

Ezra: Okay, so this weapon only targets Mandalorian armor, right? So why not make your armor out of something different?
Sabine: Ezra, the armor I wear is 500 years old. I reforged it to my liking, but the battles, the history, the blood, all lives within it, and the same goes for every Mandalorian.
Alrich: This armor is part of our identity.
Star Wars Rebels, "Heroes of Mandalore Part 2"


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