When Gam was in Japan, she was invited to attend some fancy dinner reception for the Karate Association’s upcoming tournament.
Mid mingling, a stone-faced Japanese gentleman walked up to her and looked her square in the eye.
“My brother died in Hiroshima,” he stated coldly.
“And I lost my brother in Pearl Harbor,” she returned.
The man stared blankly.
“It appears we both have much to forgive,” Gam said.
The man softened and bowed. Gam bowed in return.
“I didn’t know you had a brother!” her karate teacher whispered as they walked away.
“Oh, I didn’t,” she replied. “I was an only child.”
Tomorrow, Ninja Trait #1: Loyalty