“Why did I get such a raw cut of the asshole deck–and why did it take me so long to figure that out? And like he’s dead now so that’s that, so all that’s left to do is look back and try to put the pieces together of my first 13 years. And all I can think is what the fuck WAS that?!”
Warning: The content of this post includes child abuse and multiple beheadings.
Dave and Dirk Strider both have Bladekind in their Strife Decks. At a glance, that just means they fight with swords. Of course, nothing is ever that simple, and Dave and Dirk use their respective swords very differently, and in ways that tell us a lot about their personalities and how they fit into the world of Homestuck.