(urth) Sheath / Guard

Son of Witz sonofwitz at butcherbaker.org
Mon Mar 16 15:19:24 PDT 2009

RE: Terminus Est,

"Her sheath covered most of her guard"

ok, help, please:
Not being very well versed in Swords, I've never heard of a sheath covering the guard. I thought they all stop short and fit snug against the guard.
The Guard is the Quillions, right? or not?
How would a sheath cover the quillions?  He describes T.E. as a Dark Cross at some point, so the non-quillion, non cross-like T.E. illustrations are plain wrong (see Graphic Novel).  I suppose this sheath just widen, or change shape at the guard?  hurm...


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