A little bit old-fashioned, maybe, but that alone lends it a style all of its own. A sleek unpowered blade hidden within the spine of a hardcopy book the book blade is a trick and assassination weapon. The covers incorporate cut-resistant ballistic weave to be used in parrying manoeuvres.
A large number of titles are available, with contract killer biographies and knife fighting manuals the most popular, though romances have seen a recent upsurge.
The weight of a book blade is dependent on its page count, but is never below 0.3 kg.
Book blades are priced a uniform 2c.
Book Blade Skill Blade, 1-H DAM 1 PEN 0 AD 0