pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Mori_01 Men of the Mori! All stands ready! Our banners drift on the wind, and we will be like them: proud, strong, defiant! And we will be victorious! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Mori_02 Now, sons of the Mori clan, stand ready! Soon our foes will learn of their stupidity in opposing us, the masters of the waves! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Mori_03 My children! My warriors! We Mori are now ready for this battle! It will be a hard fight, but we are used to fighting wind, waves and men! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Mori_04 Mori warriors! The time of battle is come! We must be like the onrushing tide: endless, dangerous, unstoppable, overwhelming and unforgiving! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Mori_05 Now, my Mori warriors, prepare! This is our time! The moment has come to show Japan that we are men to be feared and respected! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Mori_06 Now comes the time when we must prove the Mori are worthy! Let none who hear of our actions today ever doubt our courage! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Mori_07 After battle is done, we loot! Our enemies call the Mori pirates and brigands, so let us be that and worse! We will have glory, and riches! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Mori_08 Sons of the Mori! We stand ready to do battle, and to gain fame, wealth and honour! All of these, and more, will be yours! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Mori_09 I am proud, solders of the Mori clan, to be your leader! You are without equals as fighters, and certainly without equals in this battle! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Mori_10 Stand ready! We have come for our Mori honour, insulted as it is by those who call us pirates! Now, we prove that we are warriors! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Oda_01 And now, warriors, prepare! We Oda are soldiers first and always, and a true soldier always treats his sword better than his woman! Ha! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Oda_02 Make ready, Oda warriors, make ready! I will not keep you long from the killing. That is the extent of our duty here: killing the enemy. True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Oda_03 Now, Oda warriors, remember that we obey! We have discipline in our hearts, and devotion to our clan! These are the bedrock of our strength! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Oda_04 Prepare, men of the Oda clan! We are here to do bloody and dangerous work! We will not defeat our enemies: we will exterminate them! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Oda_05 After this fight our deeds here should be a tale to freeze a man's blood! We Oda must become a byword for death! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Oda_06 It is time to show our foes what Oda warriors can do! I expect discipline and obedience, and I expect you to kill and kill again! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Oda_07 Warriors of the Oda! Today we fight! But leave one man alive, so that he can spread fear of the Oda among our enemies! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Oda_08 Warriors of the Oda clan! Our strength lies in our discipline and devotion to our clan! Stand with your brothers, and all will be well! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Oda_09 Mighty soldiers of Oda clan! Let your watchwords be "Obedience! Obedience! Obedience!" Without duty, we are nothing, and are lost! With it, we are unconquered! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Oda_10 Now, men of the Oda clan, we are ready! Your opponents mock you for your dedication and loyalty! I will not mock them, for that is unworthy! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Shimazu_01 Loyal sons of the Shimazu! I salute you on this auspicious day! What manner of fools would dare stand against you? True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Shimazu_02 Shimazu! Remember your ancestors as you go into battle! They were mighty men, and sired mighty sons! Be worthy of them! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Shimazu_03 You are worthy sons of the Shimazu! Your fame will live ten thousand years! That is right and proper! You will prove it shortly! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Shimazu_04 I draw my sword, Shimazu warriors! I do not expect to sheathe it again until we have victory or death. I know my duty! Do yours today! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Shimazu_05 Lift up our banners, noble sons of the Shimazu! Let the enemy see who has come against them! Let them doubt their wisdom and courage! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Shimazu_06 Now, my brothers, we will prove that Shimazu glory and courage are undimmed! Our ancestors will watch, and celebrate our deeds! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Shimazu_07 Our forebears were mighty men, and rightly we celebrate their greatness. Look up at our Shimazu banners, and remember they represent that awesome tradition! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Shimazu_08 Noble Shimazu, be proud as you await battle! The blood of heroes runs in our veins! Our blood will hallow this place with greatness! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Shimazu_09 To be a Shimazu warrior is to be an heir to greatness. It is to be sword in the hand of the Shimazu daimyo! It is to be honour made flesh! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Shimazu_10 Shimazu! Shimazu! Shimazu! What else need I cry to convince you we are strong and ready for battle? Make our ancestors proud! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Takeda_01 We Takeda are famed throughout Japan for our horsemanship. This is entirely right! But we should also be respected for our fierce spirit, bred in the mountains! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Takeda_02 Men of the Takeda clan: it is time to show your worth! Be strong as a mountain wind; fast as a mountain stream; terrible as an avalanche! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Takeda_03 Now, soldiers of the Takeda, take heart! Your enemies have seen our banners, and fear begins its work. They do not speak of it, but it is there! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Takeda_04 Sons of the Takeda! We have much to uphold here today! And I have no doubts that we will acquit ourselves with honour and courage! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Takeda_05 Now, Takeda warriors, look to your duties! This is the moment of destiny, when fate guides our swords and we send our enemies to Hell! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Takeda_06 There are no prouder boast than these: I am a Takeda general! I lead the greatest warriors in Japan! I never need doubt victory! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Takeda_07 Unfurl our Takeda banners! We are ready now, and our enemies should be told! Let them see our strength, so that fear gnaws at their guts! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Takeda_08 Noble Takeda, stand ready! We are men of the mountains, as hard as the rocks that bred us! Our enemies will now discover this! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Takeda_09 Stand ready, you Takeda warriors! Our opponents call us "mountain monkeys" and "horse lovers". In return, I say nothing. We Takeda are better than that! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Takeda_10 And now, we are come to battle, my Takeda brothers. What could be finer? If we fall, we die in the service of our noble clan! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Tokugawa_01 We Tokugawa are thought to be diplomats rather than soldiers. We are both, for the sword can deceive and the tongue can be cutting! Today, we cut! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Tokugawa_02 When we are done here, the name "Tokugawa" should strike fear into our foes' hearts. They should quail when they hear any Tokugawa speak of this day! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Tokugawa_03 I will speak plainly: we face a battle. But this is nothing for we are Tokugawa warriors, and the sword is always to hand! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Tokugawa_04 The sight of our Tokugawa banners is enough to un-man lesser soldiers. Even now, your enemies are wondering where they might find a latrine! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Tokugawa_05 When tales are told about this battle, when poets write of our exploits, let the name of Tokugawa shine brightly! We will inspire awe and fear! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Tokugawa_06 Remember this day, and tell the story to your children and grandchildren as yet unborn! Let them know what it is to be a Tokugawa warrior! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Tokugawa_07 Today we fight! Let us show the world that the Tokugawa clan are skilled in war as well as peace, and that our souls have iron in them! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Tokugawa_08 Now, warriors of the Tokugawa, put aside your cares, your thoughts of life. Embrace death, and duty, and all will be well as we fight today! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Tokugawa_09 Now, Tokugawa warriors, unleash your righteous fury! Our enemies think us men of words alone! Let us show them that we are men of the sword! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Tokugawa_10 Now we fight! Later we will tell tales of our deeds today, of how the Tokugawa once again proved their skill in warfare! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Uesugi_01 So, my Uesugi brothers, we stand ready for a fight. Our faith will sustain us in what is to come. Our strength will give us victory! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Uesugi_02 Draw strength from your faith, my brother warriors! We Uesugi are a pious people, and that makes us better fighters! May our victory prayers be answered! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Uesugi_03 Lift our banners to the heavens! Let everyone see that the Uesugi are come to battle, and that we are resolute and set on our path! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Uesugi_04 Now, my brother warriors, my brave fellows, we are ready! The Uesugi never shirk their duty, or break with their faith! Now, let us fight! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Uesugi_05 Now, my loyal warriors, finish your prayers. It is time for battle. Let our battle cry be: "Uesugi! Uesugi! Uesugi!" It is a proud name! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Uesugi_06 And now, Uesugi warriors, say your last prayers. Do not think of your loved ones, only of your unshakable duty and faith. On that path lies victory! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Uesugi_07 Now begins that test of faith: battle! Our strength of purpose is pure! We are the Uesugi! We are unmatched by anyone! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Uesugi_08 I have prayed to the Gods for help, my brothers, and have been answered. I command Uesugi warriors! That is my answer from Heaven! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Uesugi_09 Now we stop praying, and take up the sword. We are masters of both, but our enemies will only feel the benefit of Uesugi steel! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Clan_Uesugi_10 And so, Uesugi, let our enemies pray. It is a poor courtesy to send a man to Hell when his soul is unprepared! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_1_Leader_01 I look around and I am proud to be your daimyo. Anyone would say the same! Courage and nobility shine in every one of you! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_1_Leader_02 It is a great thing to be your daimyo, especially as we go into battle. Raise high our banners, and let our enemies know we are coming! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_1_Leader_03 If I were given to boasting, reciting your names would be enough to awe our enemies into surrender! But they feign deafness, so we must fight! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_1_Leader_04 I trust that our ancestors are watching today! I want them to see that their descendants are worthy of our great name and I, of leadership! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_1_Leader_05 Today then, we go into battle together. I value every man who does his duty like my own sons. I shall do my duty, and lead you with resolution! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_2_Heir_01 My father placed me in command not because I was his son, but because you were men worth leading! I salute your bravery! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_2_Heir_02 My father is right to have faith in you, brave warriors! And I am honoured to be your commander! In years to come, I will remember this moment! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_2_Heir_03 Some day I will be daimyo, in my honoured father's place. Yet I know that I will feel no greater pride than I do now, leading you! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_2_Heir_04 When I am daimyo, after my noble father's death, I want to look back on this day and remember great deeds! You are the men to do them! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_2_Heir_05 One day I will take my place and lead this clan. Until then, I can think of no greater honour than leading warriors such as you! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_3_Son_01 I look at you, and know that I will not disappoint my father today! A general in charge of such men is blessed by heaven! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_3_Son_02 My father has given me command. The general's burdens are many, but I am fortunate: I have you men to lead! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_3_Son_03 My father looks for a victory today, and I do not mean to disappoint him. I know that you feel the same way! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_3_Son_04 I would not be my father's son if I did not intend to win this fight! Looking at you, I know I have the men here to do just that! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_3_Son_05 I would give my father a present from today: a count of heads to make his own head spin! A great victory is always savoured more than a small one! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_4_Brother_01 My brother has great hopes for our clan! Today, I intend to support his noble ambitions, and more: today we fight for honour! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_4_Brother_02 Now battle is upon us! I command you, in the name of my beloved brother, to do your duty and give him victory! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_4_Brother_03 Today I will be worthy of my brother's trust. He gave me command of you, warriors of unmatched excellence. I thank him for it! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_4_Brother_04 My noble brother has often spoken about you, his warriors. He calls you his sons, and he is rightly proud of your bravery. True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_4_Brother_05 Beyond my own life, I value my daimyo's honour! I will serve my brother by winning a victory here! In his name, let us conquer! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_4_Grandson_01 My grandfather has great hopes for our clan. Today, I intend to support his noble ambitions, and more: today we fight for honour and glory. True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_4_Grandson_02 Now the time of battle has come! I command you, in the name of my illustrious grandfather, to do your duties to the utmost! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_4_Grandson_03 I hope today to be worthy of my grandfather's trust. He gave me command of fine men, warriors of unmatched excellence. I thank him! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_4_Grandson_04 My respected grandfather has often spoken about his warriors. He calls you his sons, and he is rightly proud of your skills and bravery. True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Family_4_Grandson_05 I value the honour of my grandfather! I would add to it in full measure by winning a victory here, and in his name! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_General_Family_5_Unrelated_Age_1_Youth_01 My enemies have looked on my face, and called me a child. That is foolish: women are judged by their looks, men by their actions! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_General_Family_5_Unrelated_Age_1_Youth_02 I am considered young to be in command, it is true! Although my years are few, I have the soul of a warrior, and will lead you to victory! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_General_Family_5_Unrelated_Age_1_Youth_03 I am proud to be your leader! I may not have seen as many campaigns as some of you, but I will lead you to victory here! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_General_Family_5_Unrelated_Age_2_Mature_01 I am a man with many years of war behind him. I want more years serving our clan. This is a battle, then, that we will win! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_General_Family_5_Unrelated_Age_2_Mature_02 Battle has been my life. I have seen death in a thousand forms. And yet, I can think of no prouder boast than: "I stand with you!" True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_General_Family_5_Unrelated_Age_2_Mature_03 I have some experience of battle, and know that soldiers appreciate truth: no fight is ever easy, but we are good men, and have a worthy cause! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_General_Family_5_Unrelated_Age_3_Old_01 I am an old man, yet I stand ready for battle. I face death for our clan! I expect nothing less from you! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_General_Family_5_Unrelated_Age_3_Old_02 Some of you may think me an old man. You have no respect, if you think because I am old I will not fight! Today we will all fight: yes, and die if needs be, for we are warriors! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_General_Family_5_Unrelated_Age_3_Old_03 Age may have given me grey hairs, but it has not dimmed my appetite for victory! Today, we will feast on that dish! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_01 And so we have come to battle! Why we fight is no concern of mine. It is enough that we uphold the clan's honour! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_02 I know that we face a hard battle, but that is the soldiers' lot. We fight; we die; we win. Today, we do all of them, but especially the last! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_03 Greetings, my soldiers! Today will be a good day, if we hold to our creed, do nothing stupid and help those fools to die! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_04 Well, then. Here we are, facing an enemy who should open their own bellies in shame, and save us the trouble of killing them! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_05 I have drawn the sword. I will not set it aside while I live or one foe remains here. I swear on our clan that I will do this! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_06 I pledge now before you all, my warriors, that I will not set down my sword until the last of us is dead, or victorious! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_07 There is much to be said for a good meal before battle. Satisfied calmness unnerves the enemy! And why go to your death hungry? True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_08 I look upon our enemies, and I see nothing. They are not men. They are old women, given the forms of men by cruel fate. True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_09 There is no better moment for a general than to look at his men, and know that he can trust them, utterly, to do what he asks. So, we begin! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_10 Now we await the battle. For some, this is the first time. Do not worry! Like your first lovemaking, it seems confusing until it is over! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_11 Now we are ready for this fight. The enemy are drawn up and wait with the respect we are due. I shall not delay matters long. True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_12 I am ready for the fight! I have said prayers, inspected weapons and armour-- oh, and set aside a flask of sake for our inevitable celebrations! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_13 Yonder, their general is now telling his men what brave souls they are. He tells them the truth. I tell you this: you are better fighters! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_14 So, then, to battle! Death is unwelcome when it is unexpected. Today, expect death. Embrace death, and you will be the perfect soldiers! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_15 Over there, another general is speaking to his warriors. He is telling them that you are useless fools. Shall we go and prove him a liar? True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_16 Beneath those distant banners, my opponent is lying to his men. He is telling them that you are weak and womanly. Shall we prove him a fool? True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_17 I have come here to command! Some of you will gain great honour! Some will grow rich in loot! But let us all share victory! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_18 We have not come looking for glory or everlasting fame! Poets will grant those to us for what we do today! We have come looking for a fight! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_19 Now we are come to battle! Some of us will fall, like the spring cherry blossoms, while others ride the winds of victory! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_20 Men, do not concern yourself with anything in battle except three things: obeying orders, doing your duty, and killing the enemy! All else is wasteful! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_21 Unfurl the banners! Let our foes see that we come here proudly. We are a proud people, and with good reason. Add to that pride today! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_22 I see that our enemies banners flap in the wind like so many badly laundered kimonos! There will be little dignity in their deaths. True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_23 In battle, there's nothing so becoming as dying well. Death itself is of no concern. Remember this, but do not throw your life away. True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_24 I will not lie to you! I cannot promise you will all see your wives and children again. I cannot promise you loot! I can promise you a fight! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_25 In battle, duty can weigh down your spirit like ten thousand koku! But you are equal to the burden, every one of you! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_26 Men, I am torn today! Which is more terrifying to the foe? My own homely, soldier's face, or the iron visage of a mempo? Ha! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_27 Once more, we must fight! Once more, we defend our clan's honour! Once more, our banners fly proudly! May your fame live long! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_28 So, we begin! Look around, remember the faces of your brothers in arms. They look to you to do your duty, as you look to them. Together, though, we will triumph! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_29 This is the moment we live for, as warriors! Now we can test ourselves, and prove that our honour is forged as sharply as any katana! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_30 Now, my brothers, here is the moment of glory! We do our duties, each and every one, and our names will live for ten thousand years! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_31 I have not come looking for glory, but I will accept any that comes my way! No! I have come seeking foes! Ah! There they are! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_32 We must give our foes a moment or two to prepare for the afterlife. It is an unkind act to slaughter a man without preparation! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_33 I look round and I am inspired! Every one of you is, I see, ready and willing. Every one of you! What commander could ask for more? True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_34 Now we are ready! When we are done, the wind will blow over this place, and carry word of our brave deeds back to our loved ones! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_35 And so we have come to the moment when swords are drawn and fates settled! My brothers, I salute you, and wish you well. True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_36 Lift up your heads, for this is the time to show our enemies that we have no fear. Let them tremble and despair! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_37 If you do your duty, bravery will find you and settle itself in your heart. Do not worry, just act as your heart instructs! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_38 Spirits of the air! Watch our deeds today and, if they impress you, carry word to our wives and loved ones that we were worthy! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_39 So, we are ready! All that can be done is done! Our future victory is already here! We need only grasp it with both hands! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_40 There is much to be said for not eating before battle. Being hungry sharpens the temper, and anger can be useful when saddled and ridden hard! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_41 As the sword, newly finished by the swordmaker, is ready to be tested, so are we ready for the fight! We will cut cleanly, as does a good blade! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_42 Our foes have come looking for glory! It is our task to make sure they gain none, and lose everything, even the consolation of duty! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_43 So we face foes who understand nothing of the finer feelings of duty, loyalty and love of home, clan and family. Death will be their reward! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_44 Our foes are beneath contempt! They wear their honour proudly, but it is an actor's mask of lies and deceit! No honest man can stomach them! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_45 I look at the enemy banners, and see a symbol dishonoured by cruelty, rapacity, and lust for power. I would kill myself rather than lead them! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_46 I am sorry that your enemies today are not more manly and honest! But I am not their general, and can do little about their womanish ways! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_47 If you meet an honest enemy in this battle, spare him! Bah! What am I saying? If he stands yonder, the man is as dishonest as the rest! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_48 Our foes, then, are gathered. I am surprised they manage to keep such good order, as they normally fall to stealing from each other! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_49 Bishamonten must weep, to see such men call themselves warriors! Would that his tears would drown them all! But we must kill them, and lift his sorrow! True
pre_battle_speeches_text_S2_PBS_Intro_Stock_Land_And_Sea_50 By the Seven Lucky Gods! Here are men worthy of death, and here we are with the means to visit the punishment of the heavens upon them! True