The Golden Naginata
For the sake of an enchanted sword, Tomoe revolts against her father
In all of Naipon, there is no samurai more famous than Tomoe Gozen. Her skill with the blade is legendary, her honor unquestioned, and evil men everywhere fear her name.
No challenge is too great for Tomoe, but she is not ready for marriage. When her father announces that he has arranged a match for her—one that will mean laying aside her sword—Tomoe responds as she always does when her life is threatened: she draws her twin blades.
After fighting her way out of her father’s house, Tomoe meets Azo Hono-o, a female samurai who plans to make a name for herself by killing Tomoe Gozen. Tomoe convinces Azo to join forces with her, and together they set out across Naipon in search of a golden sword, which they will use to carve a place for themselves in a man’s world.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Amaterasu asked battle began bikuni blade bonze bowed Buddhist Bundori castle child Chojiro clan dark devil door Emura eyes face feel fight fortuneteller garden gate ghost girl Golden Naginata ground hakama hand head Heinosuke Hell Hidemi Hirota Higuchi honor horse husband Imai Kanchira Inazuma-hime Ittosai Kakumei kill kimono kirin Kiso Yoshinake Kiso’s knees knew Koshi Kuro Kyoto live longsword Lord Kiso Lord Sato’s Makine Hei man’s Mikado monk monster mountain Naipon Naruka Nenoi never Okio’s Oshina Otane path priest river ronin Ryowa saké samurai Sato seppuku shadow shaku shakuhachi Shan sheath shi-tenno Shigeno Valley Shindo Shinji Shogun shoki shortsword shouted shrine side sohei someone sound stood Tahara Taro temple tengu things Tomoe Gozen Tomoe looked Tomoe’s took trees Tsuki Izutsu turned Ushii vassal voice warrior weapon woman yama yamabushi yamahoshi Yojiemon Yoshinake’s