Ancient Legends, Civil War, Creative Writing, Emperor Iemochi, Friendship and Inspiration, Geopolitics, Japan, Japanese Swords, Samurai, Shogun, Team Bonding
Social, Public, Geo-Political and Diplomatic pressures working the Ways
through Times and Places. Of Japan. Of Yore. Such as in the 1850’s
led the then Shogun. Shogun Iemochi.
To call for a new Ways. Anarchy
on and in the Main Streets and in the Imperial Court. Had
to be curtailed. Somehows. So.
A new Ways. A
new Team for a Country’s Future.
SWAT Team Shogun.
Rules + Regs.
To Apply. Therein and thereof as well. Well as
this Structure of the Nation
such as was. Was Pyramidical. There was an Out. In there. Of which this
and that The Shogun too. So had to practice and beware. Be aware as
and of that. Of being. Called out as well. Well as caught too. To
when and so. So when and then
the nominal Emperor so justly
nominated to respectively in some Ways
Call. Out. His Imperial Views. The Shogun Ways
would need to Reflect. That.
Or there would therein risking heck too. To
would be imperialistic and strident Calls. Calls
resisting and assisting many fars and wides. Also. For
StormTroopers to swoop in. Take
Non-attached. In Ways. Any
Ways. Non-attached too. To and from. The use of Swords. Sword.
Of the Samurai. Slide-Show. As Above. To
then and so
be presented other-wise and -Ways as just a Head-
count then. To this and that. Heap Top Other Head-
Honcho. Controller. Who also counts. But
is not. Also. A Count.
at this Times and Places. Thereof actually be. Be so
aware Shogun. Of
Yore. Your Japan. Therein. The Code. Can Bite. Back. Anyways
that is. That be. As it were, was and so. Be.
Diplomatic cut and thrusts.?.
Power Grabs and Shares.
Machiavellian. Orwellian. More heck and hell. In. Wow. In
words other-Wise and Ways. Everyone of the Elites therein. Could somehow Legally
use The Sword. To chop opposition and opponents. Whilst They
could so do to Them too. At some Times and Places Also. Also
begging the question.?. As to why. They.
Would not want to go out much i guess.?. into
the Real. ‘Cept for. War. When and Once. Once
they heard this this, that and those. Drums.
This type of broad Arena Catch-All Approach to Legal Matters
and Use thereof led. To
Anarchy. Basically. As
everyone therein strived to Chop their Ways. To the
shtop. Per se. Quickly,
Efficiently. Directly, Sharply, Diplomatically or not. Like
an Arena of Battle in Our World Legends. Of
Yore. One in. All in. Go Battle. And so forth. Forthrightly
the Shogun gained
knew Knowledge. The A Team. Was Times
and Places indeed. For Thems. In. Into
this Geo-Political Arena in
deed they had a need. He. Actually. Shogun.
Had that. That is thus and so
The A Team.
Rules and Regs.
Basic Weapon Kit.
Consisted of interest to those so and such Samurai. With
Lotsa Swords. Others Weapons
as well. Well as
were this SHINSENGUMI. (…The Newly Selected Corps…)
(…Nomen meanings and/are literal. There. Above this…)
Basic Kit Issue: AS Follows, Belows.
: Chain Mail, Two Swords, Helmet, Spear.
Jacket(s) Light of Blue. Insignia of pointed Stripes. Stripes
of White. On Sleeve positioned.
Their Symbol/Motto: Makoto.
White Symbol, Red Background.
13 Original Corps Members/Troops/Unit.
All Sword Adepts. To varying Degrees. High.
The Protector of Kyoto. Their Supervisor.
The Corps was Commissioned to Patrol the
Streets Day and Night. Official Orders whereby. To
♦RESTORE LAW AND ORDER.
♦VENERATE THE EMPEROR.
♦PROTECT THE SHOGUN.
♦EXPEL FOREIGN BARBARIANS.
♦DESTROY ALL ENEMIES.
Thus and so. With Law. + Force.
Bound by this and that then being;..
The Set of Nine.
Just as stringent. Too. Nine
Commands were there. There. Then also. Also
consists. Of. Belows. The 9.
♦Duties Must Be Strictly Obeyed.
Follow The Orders of Your Squad Command.
♦Never Needlessly Comment on Enemy or Ally.
Never Start False Rumor.
♦Never Eat Delicacies.
♦Never become Agitated or Restless even in Times
of Emergency. Await Calmly for Orders.
♦Abstain from needless Personal Fighting + Arguing.
♦Check Your Own Food + Weaponry Before Battle.
♦Fight To the Death if Needed. If The Commander so Falls IN Battle.
Kill Cowards Who Flee. Never Flee Battle.
♦If Needed Remove The Commanders Body From Battle-Field.
♦Never Loot or Plunder. Obey The Laws.
The 9 Above Ones were then and thus Tempered. With
Bushido. Nomenly. Namely as well. Well as this
The Ancient Code of the Samurai Arts and Ways.
The Code of The Samurai.
Had precedence. Over All and Every
Thing. Thereof. Therein. Japan.
A Collective Term for the Collection of Rules.
Of Courage, Honor, Conduct, Morality, Ideals.
Military and Martial Skills.
This Way involved deep contemplation. Or none.
Action, Reaction, Inaction.
Concepts of Living, Loyalty, Sincerity, Mastery
of Deeds and Actions.
Life. Death. Honor in both. Both
Long and Short. Sword. Also.
Heroes. Or Villains. Hated and Loved. Admired and Feared.
Dependent on POV. Criminality also.
Japan’s structure Societal at the Times and Places
this and that. Were that
as Allegiances Privately and Publicly swayed to EITHER
Shogun or Emperor. There were. Issues. Of Command
in the main. Main Streets
became War Zones for Boys with Attitudes. Swords as well. Well as
SOME of their Deeds became in deed so and such of
Our World Legends.
Martial Artists were quite many within these exalted Ranks.
Names such as;.. Kondō Isami, Hijikata Toshizō, Okita Soji, Nagakura Shinpachi,
Yamanami Keisuké, Inoué Genzaburō, Tōdō Heisuké, Harada Sanosuké,
Saito Hajimé, Serizawa Kamo, Yamazaki Susumu, Shimada Kai
and many Others fill the annals of the Shinsengumi Corps Membership.
Long Term Martial Artists in the main. Many
from a very young age. Ageless Styles of Sword Kenjutsu,
Samurai Jujutsu forms and so on. On
and in the Annals too. To Martial Traditions and Styles
mentioned and thanked within. Within and to
The Tennen Rishin, Shinto Munen,
Hokushin Itto, Shinkeito
have kept Alive. Many inspiring Ideals.
Of a Love and Respect for Country, Ruler-ship, Codes of Guidance,
Conduct, Law. Society too. All.
Martial Arts and those of Self-Defence gained much Knowledge
from these several Generations. Dedicated Families, Clans, Protectors.
Many such. Ways.
A Team for the Shogun that over Times and Places were oft in the
Front-line of the Nations Defence. Respected and feared for both zesty
Sword-Work and zeal for high Ideals.
Many such gave their All. For
such as All that. Above. Also.
Our World Legends.
Live Your Dreams. Too.
Drum. Your Ways. So
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