Silent Sword I
10/15/2015 § Leave a comment
It is 19th century Japan. Two samurai are sitting and smoking.
“No one knows where he came from. He was caught stealing millet from a street vendor in Yokosuka, and rather than cut off a hand a galley captain convinced the local authorities to just let him serve as a slave. Strong fellow, it took 6 Dōshin with bokkun to bring him down. And he remained absolutely silent during questioning. He fainted from the pain rather than say anything.”
“Mysterious fellow… what became of him?”
“No one knows, no one even knew his name…”
“So what name did he go by?”
The smoke from their pipes wafts up over their heads to reveal an ethereal scene…