Broken – Robert Reade

This is the back story of Kenji Asaka, one of the most pivotal characters in the three book series, “The Six Samurai of the West.”

The Japanese civil war is on the horizon. Unbeknownst to the Shogun, savvy daimyo and ninja clans are choosing sides. Kenji and Tadasu Asaka battle for the love of the same woman and the leadership role of their clan. One special mission will determine who will survive.