Lieutenant Commander Alexandria Novastra is set the task of determining if the legends about a powerful device that is supposed to guide humanity and civilization are merely myth or based on some reality. Much to her surprise, she learns that the legends are based in truth. It is only then she learns that the device is addictive. She realizes that she cannot turn this device over to her commanders. Military minds and all-consuming, potentially-destructive powers do not make a good match.
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Martial arts are not about individuals. They are about systems. Martial art schools are businesses. Martial arts are something else. That is why we call them arts or sciences, and not crafts. The thrust of this work is to use my more than four decades of experience in martial arts, along with some cultural icons, to provide some perceptions on the condition of the arts in the world today. Not a "how to", but how and why we are where we are.