I've had just enough time to... figure a way out of the crossroad
Taken of "The Crossroad" in Liyuan Theatre, Beijing
Continuing my series on the Beijing Opera, this is “The Crossroad” where two adversaries fought in complete darkness. Each assuming the other to be the enemy. Each putting his life on the line for an honourable task. But in the darkness, is anything what they are supposed to be? When you live your whole life responding to what you see, how will you respond to it when you cannot see? Do you trust unfamiliar senses when the one you trust can no longer be trusted?
Black Spy vs White Spy
At the crossroad
a fight in the dark.
How does one fight an enemy
he cannot see?
Will you trust senses unfamiliar
Or not trust them to be?
Is it danger that you sense
Or is it the danger, your scent?
Will you swing your sword wildly
Or wait for the spear thrust?
Will you wait for danger to appear
Or step forth in the dark?
What will you do at the crossroads?
What will you do in the dark?
Are you afraid of the discovery?
Or are you afraid of the mark?
A fight too fast for my camera :)
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