Tarō is the heroic tale of Japan’s legendary boy samurai. Author Blue Spruell reimagines traditional Japanese folklore in an historical fantasy adventure filled with samurai swords, martial arts, and mythical creatures from old Japan. . . .
Lost in the mists of Mount Fuji . . . But no one can escape destiny.
The year is 1596, when samurai warlords fight for control of the Imperial throne. Tarō does not want to be a samurai like his father, but fate takes a hand when a witch enchants the boy. Gaining supernatural powers, and befriending the magical forest animals of Mount Fuji, Tarō saves a powerful warlord’s life and discovers his destiny—as he hurdles headlong into the total war for ultimate control of Japan.