Jane Prowse

“What’s an “Animus”?’ asked Mad Dog.

Literally, it means “animating spirit” – that’s the essence of your core being, the spirit that defines you as a person,' answered Yazuki. 'But it can also mean “animosity” which is why the animal shadows only usually come out in confrontational situations. For centuries, Ninja have looked to the earth for inspiration in ways to live and fight. This is why you see us all giving off animal shadows. We each study the species that mean most to us. We each have an “Animus” that is unique...”


Jane Prowse, The Revenge of Praying Mantis
tags: animal, ninja, shadow
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