The ninja's air of mystery has intrigued people for centuries. As a result, these Japanese warriors have been immortalized in popular culture through film and fiction showcasing their stealthy ways and iconic black ensembles. Readers will find the real lives of ninjas revealed, such as how they originated and their training, tactics, and weapons. This enlightening book will help readers navigate through the murky waters of ninja myths and into the facts, such as how they worked together with the samurai to help defend their clans. Readers will come away with a well-rounded picture of the ninja.