Game: Dragon Age: Inquisition
characters/pairing: Knight-Captain Cullen x Nevena Trevelyan
Disclaimer: Dragon Age: Inquisition is the property of Bioware, as is Cullen and any other characters mentioned within this piece. Nevena Trevelyan is my creation, under the Dragon Age: Inquisition player character, Trevelyan.
Training new recruits was always troublesome.
Most of them had never held a real weapon or knew how heavy a full set of armour could actually be, so the first few days were invariably a cacophony of complaints about sore muscles and bruises the size of a dog developing.
Cullen remembered when he had been a recruit with the Templars, and the training had been much the same. He had been put through his paces by a sword master who was as strict as he was brutal. Training and learning to use a sword effectively to defend and attack wasn’t supposed to be fun, it wasn’t an activity to be enjoyed, considering the severity be