A History of Swords

Posted in Arcana on January 24, 2011

By Monty Ashley

One of the cards in Mirrodin Besieged is the Sword of Feast and Famine. Let's take a look!

Sword of Feast and Famine


Sword of Feast and Famine | Art by Chris Rahn

As you may already know, the Sword of Feast and Famine is part of an ongoing series of swords. This series started way back in Darksteel with swords featuring fire and light and ice and shadow. Not in that order.

Sword of Fire and Ice

Sword of Fire and Ice

Sword of Fire and Ice | Art by Mark Zug

Sword of Light and Shadow

Sword of Light and Shadow

Sword of Light and Shadow | Art by Mark Zug

After Darksteel, it wasn't clear if this was a cycle or just a pair of swords. And that's the way it stayed until From the Vault: Relics, which previewed the Scars of Mirrodin card Sword of Body and Mind.

Sword of Body and Mind

Sword of Body and Mind

Sword of Body and Mind | Art by Chris Rahn

And that's all of the swords ... so far.

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