My daughter likes nice looking things, and she likes knives. So, I decided to get her something that covered both bases. She likes knive but does not know to much about them, shes learning though. I remember somebody here showing a knife they bought from Mike Cooper (aka L6Steel) and it just hit me as a really neat knife. After thinking about it, I thought it would make a neat gift and a really great first knife for my daughter. I spoke with Mike about it and decided on blue handles for it as that is one of her favorite colors. Mike asked if I wanted her name engraved on it, that turned out to be a nice touch and one that my daughter thought was really cool when she noticed it. My wife and I each have knives from Mike with our names on them, now my daughter does, and Mike and I have discussed one for my son after Mike gets done with his show. It was an easy choice to think of Mike for my daughters knife. I have dealt with him enough to know that he is very fair and a real pleasure to deal with. Basically an all around great person. Thanks Mike, she loves the knife!!!