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Demons, magic swords, samurai, ninja, political intrigue and Mongol hordes. Historical fantasy set in 13th Century Japan. Banzai!
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    SPEARMAN - Glossy postcard with cover art and a personal thank you from the author. Your name will go in the book on the Contributors page under your rank. You'll also get an advance look at the first few chapters of the book.

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    ARCHER - Spearman benefits PLUS a signed e-book in the format of your choice.

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    RONIN - Archer benefits PLUS a signed trade paperback of the novel.

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    BANDIT CHIEFTAIN - Ronin benefits PLUS a trade paperback of Heart of the Ronin.

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    SAMURAI - Archer benefits PLUS signed and numbered limited edition hardcover, available only to campaign contributors.

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    INFANTRY SERGEANT - Samurai benefits PLUS trade paperback of Heart of the Ronin.

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    CAVALRY SERGEANT - Samurai benefits PLUS 8.5x11" archival quality print of the cover art, matted, signed and numbered by the artist.

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    CAPTAIN - Samurai benefits PLUS Library Edition Hardcover of Heart of the Ronin.

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    SENSEI - Samurai benefits PLUS 8.5x11" archival quality print of the cover art, matted, signed and numbered by the artist PLUS a trade paperback of Heart of the Ronin.

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    CHAMBERLAIN (Writers Only) - Sensei Benefits PLUS a critique of your short story (story length 8000 word maximum).

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    GENERAL - Sensei benefits PLUS complete audio book of Heart of the Ronin.

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    LORD - General Benefits PLUS trade paperback of Sword of the Ronin.

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    MINISTER OF THE LEFT - Lord Benefits PLUS complete audio book of Sword of the Ronin.

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    MINISTER OF THE RIGHT (Writers Only) - Sensei Benefits PLUS, plus a comprehensive critique of your novel (novel length 125,000 word maximum).

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    SHOGUN - Minister of the Left Benefits PLUS I'll work with you to create a minor character in the third book of the trilogy, Spirit of the Ronin.

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    EMPEROR - Minister of the Left Benefits PLUS I'll work with you to create a major character (perhaps to kill off spectacularly) in the final book of the trilogy, Spirit of the Ronin.

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    KAMI - Emperor Benefits PLUS I'll fly to an agreed-upon location in North America with a total of 25 hardcover copies of the novel for a reading and a signing with you and your friends — or at a school, library, or convention of your choice.

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    SUN GODDESS - Emperor Benefits PLUS I'll fly to an agreed-upon location anywhere in the world with 50 hardcover copies of the novel for a reading and a signing with you and your friends — or at a school, library, or convention of your choice.

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