The pennants fluttered in the breeze……… the red sun rose from behind the snow capped mountains throwing fearsome shadows among the warriors….. Icy fear gripped my intestines, the heaviness of death chilled everything, the horses reared nervously, snorting out plumes of condensation into the cold air….. Today tempered blades would be severing many a spirit from incarnation and sending them back into the void…..The generals sat motionless astride their mounts like icons of power, their eyes narrowing behind ferocious war masks, maintaining a continuous growl of ‘Ki’ from their Tandens filling the space between us and the enemy with our … Continue reading Death In Battle..
I paused in the clear night air to savour the moments before death, I was lucky to know the time of the completion of this incarnation so I was properly prepared, the icy fingers of fate clawed inside my abdomen making me draw in the crisp air and centre myself. When my family had been slaughtered and I had been the only one to escape my fate had been sealed, I had trained day and night with Sensei to be able to complete my Karma the right way, tonight there was no win or lose…… only completion. Revenge powered my … Continue reading A Past Life….