The Katana

Author(s): Marc Olden
Series: Black Samurai Series No: 8
Original Publish Date: Jul 17, 2012
Product Number: EB00052309
Released: Aug 13, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781453259887
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For the sake of his master's memory, Sand will kill to recover a magnificent swordThough useless in battle, the emperor's katana is a beautiful weapon. Cast from solid gold, this 1,200-year-old blade was thought to be lost until Master Konuma, teacher of samurais, presents it as a gift to the people of Japan. Soon after, he is savagely murdered, leaving his American student, Robert Sand, to avenge his death. The sensei is gone, but the sword remains as a symbol of his generosity-until the day the katana vanishes.A madman snatches the treasure from the Metropolitan Museum, wanting the katana at his side as he makes a bid for world domination. Now it's Sand's turn to steal it back, and destroy the monster who dishonored his sensei's memory. The katana is too valuable to use in a fight, but for its sake much blood will flow.

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