Character Name: Kupuna
Name: Kupuna's Sharktooth Daggar of Mana
Story created 14:31 HST, 5/1/12
Kanaleo, a warrior tiger shark, was a noble being. For generations he helped to protect the waters off of Humania. Strong and Intelligent, he, alongside the tribes on land would fend off mysterious attackers from land sea and even from the heavens itself.
As his time to leave this world grew near, he befriended a shaman from Humania who he simply called Kupuna. Being quite anti-social, Kupuna treated Kanaleo as a brother. They spent many days together swimming, fishing and telling each other stories of the past and of the great beyond. Kupuna and Kanaleo taught eachother magic. They became quite powerful. One day, Kanaleo informed Kupuna that his soul was ready to leave this realm for the beyond. But Kanaleo did not want to just leave Kupuna behind so he decided to infuse a large portion of his spirit energy within his body. He advised Kupuna that with his body, his vessel of existence in this realm, the possibility of a great weapon could be forged.
Kanaleo passed away soon afterwards and was preserved by magic. Kupuna, the lowliest shaman of the tribe was saddended greatly and for weeks he spent his time alone near the shores marinating in his sadness.
One day, Kanaleo sensed a great disturbance and almost immediately, a vision of his once great friend came to him and said "they are coming, forge my body into a weapon, my friend".
"Indeed", Kupuna commanded and began his work. He searched the woods and decided to use Koa, the choice of the elders. He found his way to a patch of Koa trees and let one of them pick him. "thank you", he professed. He cut down a large koa branch and began to cut and carve away and during many hours, his tears fell into the wood. He let his imagination and heart do the work and in a few days, he was done with the body and polished it to a glimmering luster. He added the obsidian gem because he kind of like how shiny it was. It did not really. It just added to the look.
Kupuna did not know how to merge Kanaleo's body and the weapon together but he would try anyway. He sat there at the beach for days. He sat there for weeks. He sat there for months. He began second guessing himself especially since that great disturbance had not come forth and seemed to have dissipated. Kupuna hardly ate. His family and few friends were worried about him but were shooed away by his grumpy demeaner. Kupuna grew weaker and weaker and on the day after a great storm, he woke up, sat up, walked to the shore and felt great! He turned around to find his body laying in the sand, dead. "great, I died". He thought. Moments after his realization, he knew what to do.
HE or his spirit was the catalyst of the weapon's creation. Kupuna let go of this ream and his energy went into the wood while Kanaelo's body and spirit energy transformed the weapon. It was meant to be. It became "Kupuna's Sharktooth Dagger of Mana" and was magically bolted into the air.
...centuries later, it was found.
By the way, my name Kupuna is a Hawaiian word for Grandparent or Elder (preferably elder ) I made this image in photoshop using the available tools. No image from the internet was used.