notes were found and are believed to be part of the diary
of Sen and So's father.
sons are so different, and yet they are the same. They live
as if they were a mirror, one to the other.
were close as children and it seemed they shared the same
thoughts. Yet, as they aged, something changed. Soon after
there 14th year, they spent less time together. They grew
apart, and they both became weaker as a result. I think
they knew this at the time, but could not admit they needed
each other. I do not question the paths they chose for each
had his own reasons and life to live.
"moon" was always without worry, without concern,
and making his own way through life. He did love reading
mysterious texts and meditating. How easily everything came
to him. He somehow learned without studying. He grew strong
without exercise. It seemed he could do anything without
"sun" was always trying to be the best of the
best. He would practice and practice until he had mastered
the skill or task he desired. It seemed he had to work twice
as hard to get by in everything he did. But he would never
give up. The sheer will of his efforts is still hard for
me to understand.
sons have a connection I cannot quite explain. It's as if
the sun brings light to the moon. But if the moon was not
there the sun would have little power when night falls.
I wonder if they understand this.
so often disagree with each other and surely do not have
the same goals. They do, however, share in the same ambitious
spirit. They need each other, for together they are more.
I think they know this now. Hopefully they remember and