Why must I kill you?

Just a bit of poetry about how Hotsuma may have felt when killing his brother...for the first time. I DON'T OWN SHINOBI!

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Brother, why must we begin?

I watched as you swing and gave it your all.

I don't want to do this.

I watched as you took a single hit and then took the fall.

Dear brother I will suffer too.

Dear brother why must I kill you?

In battles before I've slain many,

but this game will end with only pain.

Ageha and Kobushi why must we continue?

Or soon will I add another to the slain?

Dear brother I will suffer too.

Dear brother why must I kill you?

With a cling of blade to flesh,

Akujiki has taken another to the realm of the dead.

What is this feeling?

Why must your pain rest in my head!?

Dear brother I will suffer too.

Dear brother why must I kill you?

And now I depart.

After Ageha's departure the clan now rest in the hands of men.

I must not give up,

and cannot give in.

Dear brother I will suffer too.

Dear brother why must I kill you?

What did you think?