"I am told that you are a great fighter. I saw you fight at the village and now I would like to spar with you."
Takeda returned the nod and got into a defensive stance. Akagi was a very skilled fighter, and if this Shijra was from the same village he knew this samurai would be just as good.
"Would you prefer unarmed combat, or with weapons for this sparring match?" Takeda asked.