Shosuro Megumi wrote:She was sure she would get him. How he managed to tap her wrist just as she cleared her sword was beyond her.
She just stares in astonishment for a heartbeat or two before laughing in delight.
"I still have much to learn, Suzume-sensei. This pleases me!" She bows. "Thank you for the match. I might have lost, but I feel I can carry my katana without shame." She grins. "Still, I was so sure I would strike first. Amazing..."
Kenichi remains in his final position for a few moments longer. His strike was almost meditative and his connection to the void is obviously strong. He blinks his eyes and returns to his stance before bowing.
"If this is what you are like as a novice, you will be striking first before long. You made me dig a little deeper, and that is no bad thing."