| > Aside from cosmetic differences is there a real difference? From|
> what I've heard the sword of might is really Excalibur and together
> they can be an all-powerful weapon capable of reshaping the cosmic.
> But on their own what is the difference? As far as I can tell they
> grant the exact same abilities.
There doesn't seem to be any significant difference when it comes to power. The only difference is one of philosophy.
| > The only thing I can tell is one is the path of violence, but why is|
> that such a choice?
It just is. It's part of the bargain Merlin and Roma offer to their chosen.
| > And why was Lionheart unable to see her children for choosing the|
> sword and why did Brian not tell her?
Austen. There really is no other answer. It's moot now, though, since she's back with her kids.