- the Eberron novels.
Steel is a character featured in the Eberron novel series Thorn of Breland. Steel is a sentient dagger with psychic abilities that allow it to speak to its wielder. Thorn has created a communication system for when she can't risk speaking to Steel. She taps the pummel once for yes, twice for no or a circle motion for I don't know. Steel has a lot of knowledge and serves Thorn as a source of information. Additionally Steel can sense magical auras such as magical items or enchantments. Steel is loyal to the King's Dark Lanterns and ensures Thorn's actions follow their requests.
History[edit | edit source]
In Son of Khyber it is stated that Steel is over 100 years old and has served many other dark lanterns. Steel was given to Thorn by her commanding officer, Zane.