At one point in the game, The Warden can obtain a long sword named "Oathkeeper". The sword is described as a blessed blade commissioned by The Chantry and given to Templars as a reward for their deeds. It has been speculated that the sword is a homage to George R.R. Martin's book series "A Song of Ice and Fire", as the sword shares the same name as the sword given to Jaime Lannister by his father Tywin, which Jaime later passes to Brienne of Tarth who then names the sword. It is known that the book series was an inspiration during game development. See more
Before us stands the might of the darkspawn horde. Gaze upon them now, but fear them not! This man beside me is a native of Ferelden, risen to the ranks of the Grey Wardens. He is proof that glory is within reach of us all. He has survived, despite the odds. And without him, none of us would be here. Today we save Denerim. Today we avenge the death of my brother, King Cailan! But most of all, today we show the Grey Wardens that we remember and honor their sacrifice! For Ferelden! FOR THE GREY ...