His Kikuta Hands

  • by Lian Hearn
  • Narrated by Kevin T. Collins
  • 0 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

"His Kakuta Hands" was published in the anthology Blackguards: Tales of Assassins, Mercenaries, and Rogues.
About this story, author Lian Hearn says, "'His Kikuta Hands' is set in Maruyama, the farthest city to the west in the Three Countries. It takes place behind the scenes of chapter five of Brilliance of the Moon. I'd always wanted to expand these pages where a lot happens in a short space of time. Takeo feels he must take on the Tribe and demonstrate the ruthlessness he will need to be a competent ruler. But the Tribe don't believe, firstly, that he knows where to find them and, secondly, that he will have the strength of will to deal with them. They are proven wrong."


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Customer Reviews

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Reader sounds stressed

Not at all up to the standard of the Otori books, and extremely short, too. Not worth a credit!
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- Eirin Mikalsen Orum

Not worth paying for

What would have made His Kikuta Hands better?

This is a tiny little back story to a moment in the series. It feels like less than a full chapter in the books. It is only worth listening to if you are a fanatical fan of the series.

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- Liz

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-25-2015
  • Publisher: Audible Studios