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Mohei is a wandering swordsman. He arrives in the city of Osaka, where the Toyotomi clan accepts him and comes to depend upon his courage and his battlefield skills. Those skills are sorely tested when Osaka Castle is besieged by the army of the opposing Tokugawa clan.Written by
Jim Beaver <firstname.lastname@example.org>
[as Mohei has wrestled him down]
Wait! Wait, wait, wait! You're from the castle, aren't you?
You don't look like someone from the castle either.
Are you an Oga man or a Koga man?
I'm just a man.
Aren't you a ninja?
Are you a ninja?
Oh, I know who you are.
Hold it. I don't have any ninja friends.
When they dangled you from Horai Bridge, I was the one who cut the rope. Don't you remember?
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