may be surprised to learn this, but her comment inspired me to make a staff. It's meant to be Orsino's staff, the Staff of Violation. This is my first attempt at a prop, ever, so it isn't super accurate, but I think it looks pretty neat anyway. It's papier mache with a wire frame, with an actual stick as the base.
My husband was kind enough to pose with this, although he had no stubble so that's why we get to see the back of his costume
Anders and this crazy staff are from Bioware's Dragon Age 2. If anyone is interested, there are "in progress" photos here
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