The cowards never tried and the weak died along the way.
Elder Valdanes, the Kata Excerpts 14.3
Valdanes. The elite sword clan that serve as the fist of the Empire. From the age of four they are taught to be three things: Servants, Soldiers, Vassals.
At the cadet rank of Iron, Tristan Valdanes is no different. His days are spent in the classroom and his nights on the training grounds, always looking to hone the special sword technique of the Valdanes...