When I see girls wearing those tall riding boots, I wonder why they don’t carry a matched pair of ninja fighting daggers — forged by a master craftsman who swore he would never make weapons again and had gone into hiding but was sought out by the girl with the boots because it was the dying request of her sensei after the yakuza finally caught up with him (the sensei, not the master craftsman) — tucked into the tops of them. Because that would look badass. And keep them safe from ninja attack. The girls, I mean. Not the boots.