"Sword fighting is intimate. It involves control of breath and eye contact. You must know your competitor, how he breathes, what he's thinking. Sword fighting is person-to-person, based on human relationships and emotional spiritual expression. It is about the heart and soul."
& I'd definitely die to have Lucy Liu's sword, & everything else with cherry blossoms — ooh, LV Murakami? @#$%^&*!!! — galore! in my collection, hehe.
Maybe a garden, too, like what the House of Blue Leaves has someday, even sans the snow.