An Ember in the Ashes Symbols & Objects

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Martial blades

Martial blades are made of Serric steel, and symbolize the great power held by the Martial rulers of the Empire. The steel is a secret formula that no one besides the Martials know. The steel shatters all other metals that come against it, and make the Empire practically invincible.

Sketchbook

A sketchbook is carried by Darin, and is taken by the Martials. The sketchbook contains original drawings of new weapons by Darin, which he and Teluman are seeking to craft to combat the Empire. The notebook is taken by the Empire as proof Darin is part of the Resistance, and so Darin is jailed.

Masks

Masks signify both elite military warriors turned out by Blackcliff who wear masks that adhere to their faces, and they symbolize loyalty to the Empire. The Mask itself represents the ideology of the Empire, while the wearer must conform to...

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