Opposing School: +1 vs Fire styles
A stream that flows with heavy rain can become a creek that smooths stones. In time a creek can grow into a river cutting through a deep canyon. Should a boulder block a river’s path, it flows around the obstacle wearing it down over time. Inspired by examples in these proverbs, Soji the Koi would develop the Splitting River to work in conjunction with another or as an individual. The goal of the style is to wear down patience and remove aggressive attacks of foes.
Benefit: Once per round, on a successful Jutsu (Unarmed) roll a martial artist can reduce her Str damage by a die type, but can choose to have the opponent become Distracted or Vulnerable.
Mastery: While in this stance and benefiting from Ganging Up, once per round, a failed attack against an ally triggers a counterattack from you as a Free Action.