Idea You Can Steal 79: The Mind of a Weapon

Where I am, the temperatures have finally decided to sober up and stay warm. Hope you’re not dealing with any wacky weather where you are. But if you are stuck inside, here’s a story idea to keep you company.

Sentient weapons are an old fantasy trope, though it’s not often used these days. Write about such a weapon with a mind of its own. Does it speak to its wielder, either telepathically or with a voice? Or does the weapon communicate in more subtle ways? What happens when the weapon’s wielder betrays it?

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