Category:  Story

Letters

By Joe Fulgham, January 30, 2009 Comments Off Story

by Shawn Carman Ohan, Greetings, cousin! I was greatly pleased to receive your letter and hear of your return to the Scorpion lands for the season. I cannot imagine that the Unicorn provinces are a pleasant assignment, particularly during the… Read More »

The Dawn of the Ogres

By Joe Fulgham, January 23, 2009 Comments Off Story

By Lucas Twyman Edited by Fred Wan Listen carefully to my words, O Crab, for you have been a worthy foe, and they may be prologue for that which is to come. This mortal world that we live in is… Read More »

Glory of the Empire, Part II

By Joe Fulgham, January 16, 2009 Comments Off Story

By Rusty Priske & Nancy Sauer Edited by Fred Wan Mirumoto Mareshi slept fitfully. Through the haze of his dreams he heard voices and saw an orange glow. The voices were faint and spoke in a language that seemed at… Read More »

Glory of the Empire, Part 1

By Joe Fulgham, January 9, 2009 Comments Off Story

By Shawn Carman Edited by Fred Wan Kyuden Bayushi, Month of the Boar, year 1170 The snowfalls of early winter coated everything in sight with a light dusting of white, hinting at cocoon of snow that would appear in a… Read More »

Shadows in the Forest

By Joe Fulgham, December 19, 2008 Comments Off Story

By Shawn Carman Edited by Fred Wan Kyuden Bayushi, the Month of the Boar Although the Winter Court of the Emperor was normally convened at least a month earlier, sometimes even longer, there was little in recent memory that could… Read More »

A New Empire, Part III

By Joe Fulgham, December 13, 2008 Comments Off Story

By Rusty Priske, Nancy Sauer, and Lucas Twyman Edited by Fred Wan The Crane The section of Kyuden Doji that served as the personal quarters for the Crane Champion was decorated in an elegant manner, with the furnishings, floral arrangements… Read More »

A New Empire, Part II

By Joe Fulgham, December 5, 2008 Comments Off Story

By Rusty Priske, Brian Yoon, and Shawn Carman Edited by Fred Wan The Crab The Crab Embassy in Toshi Ranbo matched Kamui’s mental picture of it. It was not large, but it was very solidly built. It looked more like… Read More »

A New Empire, Part I

By Joe Fulgham, December 5, 2008 Comments Off Story

By Shawn Carman Edited by Fred Wan The Mantis The Mantis Estates in the Imperial City could be politely described as opulent, perhaps even lavish. Many in Toshi Ranbo eschewed politeness on this particular subject, however, and instead used words… Read More »

Imperial Treasurer – Yoritomo Utemaro

By Joe Fulgham, November 18, 2008 Comments Off Story

The Conclusion, Part 2 By Shawn Carman The twenty-first day of the Month of the Dog, year 1170 The young woman finished the last of her soup and dabbed lightly at her mouth with a cloth napkin. She smiled politely… Read More »

The Celestial Tournament

By Joe Fulgham, November 14, 2008 Comments Off Story

By Shawn Carman Edited by Fred Wan Seppun Hill. For more than a thousand years, it had been one of the most revered sites in all the Empire. Every Great Clan recognized that this was where the Kami, the sons… Read More »