[Day 23 - EM] Bokkens Before Breakfast (Iaijutsu Pt. 2)

A series of tatami floored rooms ring the dojo. At any given time, wooden and bamboo practice swords can be heard clacking or the sensei lecturing students. Peculiarly enough, compared to most dojo, these sensei speak with more questions than orders. Here, one corner of the ground floor has been reserved for guests to practice their own martial arts. At the center, a larger tatami floor spreads against a short conclave of bleachers. The east wall is occupied by a trio of shrines to Mirumoto, Shinsei and Togashi. A single stone at the base marks the grave of Mirumoto Hojatsu. Akin to the shrine in the village, a banner hangs with the words "Neither Will I."
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Re: [Day 23 - EM] Bokkens Before Breakfast (Iaijutsu Pt. 2)

Postby Shiba Michio » Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:10 am

Utaku Yamada wrote:Yamada let her katana stay in her saya and bowed in return.
"Michio-san," she said. "It's still as I said, the first strike that worries me. The one I will probably have to take."

Soshi Kazusa wrote:...

Noticing Kazusa, Michio nods to her with respect and gestures for Yamada to join him in the courtyard.
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Re: [Day 23 - EM] Bokkens Before Breakfast (Iaijutsu Pt. 2)

Postby Utaku Yamada » Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:11 am

She opened her hands. "I am ready," said Yamada. Following him out.
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Re: [Day 23 - EM] Bokkens Before Breakfast (Iaijutsu Pt. 2)

Postby Kakita Karasu » Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:26 am

Karasu arrives later then normal.

One of those days where I just can't get moving.

He enters, shaking the snow from himself. He makes his normal observations.
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Re: [Day 23 - EM] Bokkens Before Breakfast (Iaijutsu Pt. 2)

Postby Asako Hitomi » Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:09 am

The Monk follows the swordsman in but says nothing Karasu seems off this morning, she moves to a quiet corner and sets out some notes, and her modified Bo
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