- "I will not pay 2,000 Karls for a Dwarf-made pistol! Solid Imperial craftsmanship is good enough for me!"
- —Dagmar von Horstrup, Carroburg Noble (deceased)[1a]
The pistol is a finely crafted firearm that fires using a spring mechanism. Essentially a pistol is a hollow metal tube fitted with a wooden stock. The firing mechanism is a little over halfway down the barrel. Pistols use firearm balls for ammunition.[1b]