Challenge #02585-G028: The Hand on the Tool

A: This blade, with its razor sharp edge, can cleave through flesh and bone easily. Due to the various materials to make this, no blood or grime will stick to this blade.

B: you know out of context that is scary until you realise it’s a Butcher knife. But the way you hold it and the precision you use it is terrifying. -- Anon Guest

[AN: I derped and did a prompt out of order. Apologies for the inconvenience.]

Cookie continued chopping zucchini with near mechanical precision and skill. "Aw, you're not buying into that space orcs nonsense about Humans, are you? I'm cooking ethically-sourced vegetarian food, here." The knife in question was now placed with precision and care near the chopping board so Cookie could sweep the finished product into the pot. "We don't even have any nature-sourced protein[1] to cut like that anyway."

"Nevertheless," protested Graax. "It's the way you say it and the way you use it... I know a knife is just a tool, but in the wrong hands?"

"Pfft. I cut myself more than I cut a living being," scoffed Cookie. Then the shipwide alarms went off. Pirates! Cookie did what any Ships' Chef would do. They made sure all meals in progress were at a stage where they could wait, and then made sure their knives were sharp. Cookie handed a fillet knife to Graax. "Remember what you were saying about the wrong hands?"

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