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  • The Shadow Above- Episode 1

    "The mantis stalks the cicada, unaware of the shadow above" -Mantis Proverb This is an actual play recording for my Legend of the 5 Rings 4th edition game that I run most weekends over Roll20 and Skype. It’s recorded and posted as unedited play, …

  • Mantis

    The mere existence of the Mantis Clan as a Great Clan of Rokugan gives credence to the words of Shinsei: “Fortune favors the mortal man.” The Mantis were born from Hida Kaimetsu-Uo, son of Hida Osano-Wo and a Matsu woman. Kaimetsu-Uo was not chosen as …

  • Koutetsukan (The Iron Turtle City)

    Koutetsukan or The Iron Turtle City, is a largely unremarkable city, with very few landmarks of any significance and little to keep in the memory of its few visitors. In fact, the only landmark to speak of in the city is the massive array of shipyards …

  • Tsuruchi Vicious

    [[Mantis | Mantis]] [[Tsuruchi Bounty Hunter | Tsuruchi Bounty Hunter]] Vicious, a Tsuruchi bounty hunter that has just finished the first part of his school. Being ¼ gaijin, he has a unique perspective when looking at Rokugan and preforming his …

  • Tsuruchi Natsuki

    _*Synopsis*_ Natsuki joined the ranks of the samurai at a young age. Young and brash, Natsuki is a skilled Tsuruchi archer watched over by his late mother. He collects tokens from every victory in hopes of regaining his family's deteriorating status. His …

  • Yoritomo Barushi

    Barushi Yoritomo Barushi is an very difficult man to understand. He is Bushi through and through. where some men are tempered to stay their hand to prevent a fight and bloodshed, Barushi revels in it. He would rather be wading into a fight against an …

  • Tsuruchi Nara

    Nara (40s)– 楢 Nara was a military man for most of his life, well-known as a proficient archer as per the family tradition. He was abroad often and saw his children rarely, but when at home he was a dedicated father, teaching them as much as he could …

  • Tsuruchi Yanagi

    Yanagi – 柳 Yanagi was a gentle and calm woman and a loving mother to her children. A source of tranquillity in the household, she easily pacified any disputes and disagreements within the family. Yanagi was truly the opposite of [[:nara-2 | Nara]]; she …

  • Tsuruchi Akimi

    Akimi (22) – 秋美 Akimi has always been the responsible one. As mother’s health waned through her childhood, Akimi was her caretaker, by her side till the end. With the death of her mother and her father away from home, Akimi manages the estate is her …

  • Tsuruchi Fuyuki

    Fuyuki (19) – 冬木 Fuyuki has always believed in brains over brawn, and has proven himself a competent duellist many a time against Natsuki. In childhood, he was Natsuki’s rival, tricking him and beating him at everything, save archery were his cleverness …

  • Tsuruchi Harumi

    Harumi (14) – 春美 Harumi is the baby of the family and has just barely reached womanhood. Shy and and a little awkward, Harumi is her big sister’s shadow and second hand around the house. Being the youngest, her older siblings are all very protective of …

  • Tsuruchi Hitomaro

    A well known bounty hunter for the Mantis clan. While off on a pursuit to catch a man by the name of Asahina Shun his journey took him into the gaijin territory of Merenae. The hunt was a long and arduous one. He fell in love with a very strong-willed …

  • Tsuruchi Daisetsu

    Grandfather to Viscous and father of Hitomaro, Daisetsu is a man of harsh convictions and strong values. A legendary bounty hunter of his day and now much sought after teacher, he continues the traditions and the values of the code of the Wasp rather than …

  • Yoritomo Kikida

    Yoritomo Kikida is the 8 year old son of Second City ambassador Yoritomo Fuseishutsu and his late wife Yoritomo Miharu. He grew up on [[Koutetsukan (The Iron Turtle City) | Koutetsukan]] where his family has a small holding. His father went away to Second …