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  • Seppuku

    Ritual suicide in which the disgraced person, most often a [[samurai]] or [[ninja]], disembowels himself in order to atone for his crime, failure, or cowardice. If the superior officer, person offended, or [[Daimyo]] wishes, another warrior can behead the …

  • ninja

    Warrior assassins of [[Rokushima Taiyoo]]. Most serve a [[Daimyo]] just as a [[samurai]] would, and in fact some come from [[samurai]] families, however they serve in the shadows; ninja focus on intelligence, sabotage, and assassination. A ninja who …

  • Rokushima Taiyoo

    A Lush archipelago in a poisoned sea. It consists of four islands, ruled by four brothers of the [[Shinpi]] clan (Yoku, Yake, Yami, and Yugami), surrounding the Great Mirror Lake. The Peaks of Mount Frost can be seen from anywhere in the [[Domain]]. Damp …

  • Ronin

    A [[samurai]] without a master. Dishonored samurai who flee their [[Daimyo]]'s punishment often become Ronin, who either take up normal lives as a disguise or function as mercenaries. Although it is rare, some Ronin still have their honor, as they are the …

  • Shinpi

    Clan of [[samurai]] who rule over [[Rokushima Taiyoo]]. Two brothers have been killed, and their islands have subsequently sunk into the sea. The four that remain, Yoku, Yake, Yami, and Yugami, each rule over their own of the four islands.

  • Chuugoka

    A large city on the [[Southeast Island]] of [[Rokushima Taiyoo]]. All four of the brothers who act as [[Shujin]] employ [[Yakuza]], however the Shujin Yagami of the [[Southeast Island]] has a greater tolerance for these thugs and gangs, allowing them to …

  • Shujin

    Provincial warlords who rule over one each of the four island territories in [[Rokushima Taiyoo]]. Their authority and territory are protected by a loyal army of [[samurai]] and [[ninja]] who fight and die to protect their lords. They also employ gangs of …

  • Yakuza

    Gangs of street thugs that organized themselves, many of which serve the [[Shujin]]. They run mostly protection and extortion rackets. They count a number of dishonored [[samurai]], or [[Ronin]], among their numbers.

  • Yoosai Kurai

    A city surrounding the castle of [[Shujin]] Yagami on the [[Southeast Island]] of [[Rokushima Taiyoo]]. It means "Fortress of Darkness" in Rokuma.

  • Okoshima

    Okoshima fled the battlefield during an enemy assault, resulting in the death of a superior officer in the [[Tetsugai]] clan. When his clan discovered this, they expected him to commit [[Seppuku]], but Okoshima refused, and became [[Ronin]]. Taking on …