I sat across the table, nervous but confident. I couldn’t show fear… after all, he was a Marine, he could smell fear right? Don’t they teach that kind of thing in Bootcamp?
“Would you be willing to stake out, outside, possibly for hours at the time?”
That wouldn’t be any issue.
“Your attire, we don’t provide that, what would you wear?”
Is it during the day, or at night? I have 2 different stealth suits for that… well, we call it a gi.
Becoming the Modern Ninja
Admittedly, I am certified in Crime Scene Investigation, NOT private investigation. Little did I know, something I considered a hobby would be how I landed the job as a private investigator. I assumed private investigators worked for law offices doing the dirty work, collecting the dialog. Creating a he said she said battle in court.
What was the one factor that led me to be a private investigator… I am a ninja.
A Modern Ninja’s Conversation
“Gi… like Japanese? Really?”
How could I have known that the Marine sitting in front of me was a mixed martial artist? Out of all the random emails, I could get I get the one to interview with this guy who is chomping at the bit to meet a ninja in real life.
“How comfortable are you with following someone in a vehicle?”
At that moment, I knew bajutsu was a bit outdated… it might be time to invent car-jutsu.
See, unlike the ninjas that lived in Feudal Japan… we don’t have horses to go galavanting around on… we have to use cars, or in my case… a truck.
If you haven’t figured out… this has been completely taken out of context from my new book “Becoming the Modern Ninja.”
I hope you are looking forward to it hitting the bookshelves, I know I am.
Thanks for Reading,