Reverend Father Thomas Isaac Kuriakose held, with quivering hands, the sword’s handle, its pure leather coated edges emanating warmth that belied the otherwise gloomy thoughts surging through his troubled heart.
It’s was touted to be an Excalibur__ the very best, an exact replica of the one that adorned the walls of The Royal Museum of Ancient Artifacts, Greece.
“It’s one of a kind. Alexander the Great had used it to masterly effect to slay his innumerable enemies.”
So pronounced Roberto Pedro Konstantinos.
“Back home everyone calls me Kostas”, the ex-disciple of the septuagenarian man of God had said while unveiling the majestic silver bladed sword, the steel edges down to its hilt shimmering like a thousand stars under the harsh glares of the Alleppy summer sun.
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