By David Kirk
In the epic ancient novel Sword of Honor, David Kirk maintains the saga of Musashi Miyamoto, the best samurai in eastern heritage, as he trips to the traditional urban of Kyoto to struggle for his lifestyles and his ideals
Having survived the cataclysmic conflict of Sekigahara, which confirmed the powerful Tokugawa Shogunate, younger Musashi Miyamoto travels via Japan decided to proclaim his progressive epiphany that the "way of the sword," the traditional code that binds samurai to their masters, should be abolished.
yet through the conflict Musashi insulted an adept of the robust Yoshioka tuition, and a value has been wear his head. Musashi travels to Kyoto, area of the Yoshioka, for a reckoning. He has taken up with Ameku, a gorgeous blind lady branded as a witch; his burgeoning love for her will make him vulnerable.
Mushashi intends to deal a crushing blow to the normal samurai dogma by way of destroying the Yoshioka warriors, yet Musashi will study that his extraordinary presents with the sword aren't any fit for the crafty of strong lords. The wily Tokugawa governor, nonetheless suffering to set up dominance in Kyoto, sees in Musashi simply the weapon he must conquer the rebellious Yoshioka.
Sword of Honor seamlessly blends meticulous study, spell binding motion sequences, and a riding narrative to convey this outstanding determine to life.
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Sword of Honor by David Kirk