"I don't know a damned thing about wands." He smiled largely, knowing he would probably prove the most difficult customer. "But I do recall large quantities of them being purchased, trying to adapt them to archer units. In my world, though, we just gave up; the archers were more accurate. I suppose we just didn't have the technology yet..."
"So then, what DO you look for in a gun, if not size? Swords are similar; I've fought men with longer or larger swords who were too slow to make good use of it. I outdrew them, and they fell all the same. And I suppose magic makes the size even more irrelevant." He wasn't sure how he felt buying into the mage's markets, but a part of him said the guild would need to show they weren't just cutthroats, and forgiving and repairing an alliance might start here.