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  • Bishamon Seido

    *Schools:* Kitsu Shugenja, Matsu Beserker *Paths:* Bishamon’s Chosen, Lion’s Pride *Benefits:* When you are in the Full Attack Stance, your TN to be Hit is only reduced by 5, instead of 10. Bishamon Seido is perhaps the largest shrine devoted to …

  • Swift Sword Dojo

    *Schools:* Akodo Bushi *Paths:* Deathseeker *Benefit:* Students of the Swift Sword Dojo gain a +1k0 bonus to all Battle Skill Rolls. Swift Sword Dojo is the largest and finest of all [[Lion | Akodo]] dojo. The lead sensei of Swift Sword Dojo is Akodo …

  • Lion

    *Proverbs* "To be born at all means to have died before. *Looks* Many Lion samurai dye their hair gold, in honor of the beasts whose name their clan bears. *Dining* The Lion deviate little from typical Rokugani dietary practice, though they eat …

  • Akodo Tactical Master

    “An army led by an Akodo general has never lost a battle.” So it is often said in courts across the Emerald Empire and even in the battle tents of the [[Lion | Lion’s]] fiercest enemies. While the statement is not completely factual, the sentiment …

  • Lion Clan Families

    *Clan Champion:* [[:akodo-toturi | Akodo Toturi]] There has never been any question that the dominant military power in Rokugan has throughout the Empire's history eblonged to the Lion Clan, the Right Hand of the Emperor. Despite the hardships the clan …

  • Akodo Bushi

    *Bushi* Over the centuries, the primary bushi Schools of many Clans have developed specialties that have narrowed their focus. The Akodo consider such things a mistake, and have carefully avoided it. The Akodo School focuses on precision in the art of …

  • Kitsu Shugenja

    *Shugenja* The ancient rituals of the Kitsu School have remained virtually unchanged since the family’s creation, and the notion of putting aside the relics of the past has never even occurred to the family. Because of the Kitsu family’s unique origins …

  • Ikoma Bard

    *Courtier* If one examines the greatest storytellers of every generation across the history of Rokugan, the pattern that emerges will indicate clearly that the Ikoma dominate this aspect of the Empire’s social circles. Unlike most courtiers who focus …

  • Akodo Family

    Ever stoic and unshakable, the Akodo are the descendants of Akodo One-Eye and his sworn followers. There was no greater proponent of bushido in the early Empire than Akodo, and his courage and conviction were soon adopted by the family that bore his name. …

  • Ikoma Family

    The Ikoma are an exercise in contradictions. The family produces equal number of historians and tacticians, choosing two wildly different paths of study that the family considers inextricably linked. Both traditions can be traced all the way back to their …

  • Kitsu Family

    The Kitsu have perhaps the most bizarre creation story of any family in existence in the Empire. Their history is inextricably tied to the Lion's early history, when Akodo led his armies against a mysterious race of lion-like creatures called the Kitsu. …

  • Matsu Family

    In many ways, the Matsu are the most straightforward family in the Empire. They hide nothing, presenting their true nature to the world, their thoughts and opinions laid bare for the world to see. This outlook attracts few admirers, however, as the true …

  • The Lion's Pride

    *Bushi* The Lion’s Pride is one of the most respected military units in the empire, feared for its prowess on the battlefield and its long list of successes. Only female [[Matsu Family | Matsu]] samurai-ko can join the Lion’s Pride to uphold their high …

  • Deathseeker

    *Bushi* A Lion bushi holds Bushido and his ancestors above all else. When he shames his ancestors by dishonoring his name, he has lost the center of his soul. He must cleanse the dishonor, typically by committing seppuku. However, the Lion also offer …

  • Bishamon's Chosen

    *Shugenja* The Lion Clan is home to the greatest armies and generals of the Empire. The martial tradition is the center of every Lion samurai, be he a priest or a warrior. The [[Kitsu Family | Kitsu]] family largely favors the traditional paths of …

  • Akodo Toyan

    *Defeated* Tainted Bushi [[Gaki | Gaki]] Bandits Wolves [[Kappa | Kappa]] [[Maho-Tsuki | Maho-Tsuki]] [[Kyonshi no Oni | Kyonshi no Oni]] [[Goblin (Bakemono) | Goblin]]

  • Matsu Seka

    A courageous, if not bloodlust, Matsu. She embodies all that make the Matsu powerful; independent, bull-headed, beautiful, courageous, reckless, spirited, and short-tempered. She stands 5'5", with ebony hair, loosely tied into the maiden's knot. Her eyes …

  • Akodo Toturi

    The first son of an [[Lion | Akodo]] and a Matsu, Akodo Toturi has lived a life of delicate balances. Before his birth, Akodo and Matsu samurai were not allowed to marry, not only due to the competition between their houses, but also to prevent the strife …