Inspiration is important.
Just as important is leaving yourself open to inspiration from all sources.
One of the characters you will meet is named Dragon-Shi. He is a martial artist who uses bo staves.
His origin can be found in this clip.
Two of the greatest talkers of all time, Gary Hart and Gordon Solie, lay out a match between “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes and The Great Kabuki.
Hart and Kabuki legitimately scared me.
I worried for Dusty’s safety.
Still, the phrase Dragon-Shi stuck with me and I tempered that fear by turning him into one of the good guys.