The long escapee of a devastating family massacre, Mariachi has had a singular focus since the age of 12, survival. After witnessing the murder of his parents, Mariachi fled from Mexico with his bodyguard, Toshiro, a deadly samurai warrior who hid Mariachi in Japan. For twelve years, Mariachi learned the ways of the samurai …
There in the foreign landscape of Jalisco, too wounded and week to even follow the bushido code that demands he honorably take his own life, Toshiro waited for death to tall upon him. But that had not been his destiny. Toshiro was found and rescued by Diego.
In return for saving Toshiro´s life, Diego urged him to be his son´s bodyguard. He agreed and swore to protect Diego´s son, Mariachi, at all costs.
After witnessing the murder of his parents, Mariachi fled from Mexico with his bodyguard, Toshiro, a deadly samurai warrior who hid Mariachi in Japan.
For twelve years, Mariachi learned the ways of the samurai from Toshiro, who had led the most venerated samurai clan in Japan. Every day, from morning until night, Mariachi trained to balance fierce physical strength and lethal skill with the samurai spiritual virtues: honor, discipline, loyalty, and morality, becoming the warrior who would one day pursue …
Now he has returned to his beloved homeland as a formidable adversary, seeking vengeance, but he has been gone too long and has identified too much with the samurai. His people no longer consider him their own.
Spirit crushed, Mariachi must accept who he has become , an unpredictable force who blends two distinctly different ways of life. His Mexican heritage has taught him to be passionate and free spirited and enjoy all the simpler things; but his samurai teachings have born in him a calculated stealth and rigid warrior code.
Pernicious. An enemy much too strong, killing all but Toshiro. Full of doubt, trepidation and regret, forlorn from too many failed attempts to protect those he should have protected and expel his enemies for good. Toshiro, an old man with the strength still of the youngest warrior, returns to Jalisco. He has nothing left but …
A man of two lands with no home to call his own, he is the sword-wielding, tequila-drinking, cigar-smoking, Mariachi Samurai, or “Loose End” as his enemies refer to him.
Enthralling character born in México who was raised in Japan by Toshiro, who swore loyalty to his parents on that surreal night when they died. Mariachi is back!