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The Decay of the Ninja

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It cannot be argued that the influence of the Ninja on world affairs has enormously decreased, as well as its reputation as a warrior. Once considered the pinnacle of superhuman skill, today ninjas are but cannon fodder to be deployed in mass and dispatched contemptuously, barely a step above the common henchperson. Where once the featureless black mask of the ninja stood as a symbol for mysterious abilities and certain death, today a botched assassination attempt and an ignominious escape, or at best a barely more honorable suicide, is all that can be expected from this once terrifying shadow.

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