Named for the white of their uniforms, the Pale Blades had a long record of military excellence. It was said that they could wield their greatswords with the ease that a cook wields a carving knife, and that they were the best zweihander regiment in the Empire, save one. Only the famed Carroburg Greatswords were considered superior, a point of much bitterness amongst the Blades' ranks.
- The End Times Vol. II: Glottkin pg. 27.