Did Roley publish? Or did he post to the Interwebz? I'd read his translation.
Originally Posted by vaquero de las nalgas
As hard as it is for me to swallow this, my position on Cummins may be softening. Although I would consider him "sensational" and I, too, am bothered by his less-than-rigorous methods... I'm slowly coming to the conclusion that he's probably no worse than the other popular history writers. I'm still trying to find a local library that carries one of his books so I can sample one without putting more money in his pocket; but I suspect I will hold my nose and purchase his Bansenshukai in order to give him an honest review.
Originally Posted by Permalost
Although one does have to wonder if the stories have grown in the retelling. But that would be pretty ninja too, and does not diminish the badassedness of fighting the Japanese with bolos and true grit.