It is the only thing I could get, but I sharpened it myself; it has an edge like a skean.'
I moved backward, hand on my skean, braced for a sudden rush.
I slipped the safety clasp from the hilt of my skean and went after him.
I thrust myself between them and put my hand on the skean again.
I had my skean handy, but I had a hunch this wasn't anything I could settle with a skean.
Rakhal whirled and with a quick jerk he pulled the skean loose.
For an instant the shock drove the breath out of Brian, then he felt a hand close on his throat, and struck out with his skean.
He struck out again with his skean, and felt the blow go home—and with that there came a terrific, blinding roar.
Kyral's face changed as she spoke; he drew a long breath and threw the whip down beside my skean on the floor.
The big lunk made a grab at the girl, and I whipped out my skean and pantomimed.