Shinobi is the third and final book in the Blade Series. The climatic finale to the series in which the themes of humanity, vengeance, forgiveness are exquisitely explored. The background of Japanese history in the sixteen century provides the luscious and lustrous backdrop against which the saga unfolds. Politics, Intrigue, Assassination and Ascendancy all are tools deployed by the seemingly superhuman ninja warriors in the service of their lords & masters.