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This is addressed in the Castlevania episode Monument. Apparently it's sufficient to simply rub your blade with salt, enough of it adhering to make it an effective weapon against a demon. I want salt over here! As much as you can find! Everyone with a sword wipes their blades in the salt.


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It is velcro soft pasted and glue to a leather belt witch in the 1960s lapd used for a duty belt watch Adam 12 leather and velcro. I used a safarieland duty belt with no buckle for 30 years as a cop. I made my tos duty belt from long velcro from walmart. This was for a Halloween party last year. The velcro is 7.45 for a box I used 2 of them. I took off ...


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You will have to decide if the "telelyt guns" from Kurd Laßwitz' "On Two Planets" (1898) qualify. They are handheld, and they fire energy, not as lightning or flashes of light. However the description of how they work is somewhat different from your run-of-the-mill ray gun. Der Telelyt ist ein Apparat, durch welchen chemische Wirkung in jeder beliebigen ...


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A light shield could potentially be done in the following manner. The saber would still have all of the traditional parts. However, the lens would have to be altered to have a double divot or, a water-drop shaped lens. This would allow the beam to be dispersed over a larger area in a circular shape. The beam emitter would simply have to be adapted to control ...


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Committee of the Whole by Frank Herbert. Previously identified in Looking for story about man on televised trial, presents plans for laser gun The main character is William Custer. He is called to a hearing in Washington: With an increasing sense of unease, Alan Wallace studied his client as they neared the public hearing room on the second floor of the ...


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There are probably a number of books that might fit this description. However, the one that immediately jumped to mind for me was Slan by A. E. van Vogt. It concerns a boy with an invention that lets him shoot energy beams; however, his (telepathic) type is being hunted by the government, and he gets involved in both violence and intrigue. The plot ...


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The elves created many similar blades in the Elder Days The passage quoted in the question should be interpreted as saying that many or most of the blades made by the elves in the Elder Days (the First Age) would glow when orcs were near. No gleam came from the blades of Sting or of Glamdring; and that was some comfort, for being the work of Elvish ...


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