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  • Baiyosho Degi

    Baiyosho Degi is a fervid advocate of the Path of Enlightenment as the one true faith. He was instrumental in its adoption as the only formally sanctioned religion in Wa. With his family providing generations of faithful service to the shogunate, …

  • Bokika Hokio

    When Bokika Hokio served as daimyo of Juzikura, he brazenly gave sanctuary to Chantea priests, knowing full well that worship of Chantea was forbidden by the state. Hokio saw no harm in their simple faith; if the deity did indeed exist, worshiping …

  • Chison Yui

    The soft-spoken, solidly built Chison Yui is the son of a metalworker in a village near Hotomori. At an early age, Yui was sent to a school taught by ronin where he displayed exceptional talents. As an adult, he established an ironworks in Hotomori, …

  • Funada Mitsuhide

    Funada Mitsuhide is a shrewd and powerful old man. He rarely reveals the sharpness of his mind, but he misses nothing. He is related to the shogun, as his father is an uncle of Matasuuri Nagahide. He has a wispy white beard, a heavily lined face, and …

  • Fuzitsu Diyawa

    Fuzitsu Diyawa is the wealthiest merchant in Uwaji, perhaps the most successful businessman in all of Wa. He is so obese that even rising from his chair requires the help of two assistants. His flesh is as white as paste, and his laugh resembles a …

  • Horifusa Ti

    Horifusa Ti administers to the largest province of Wa and is the wealthiest of all the fudai daimyos. Ti has bright blue eyes, a pleasant smile, and an open face. He is analytical, fair-minded, and genuinely enjoys the company of others. He makes …

  • Ionoi

    Ionoi is a 1-inch-tall refugee from the Isle of the Long Legged and Long Armed. Twenty years ago,Ionoi was banished from the island for having legs that were too short (the legs of this race normally are twice the length of their bodies). He was …

  • Jutei-Ni

    Jutei-Ni is the daughter of a Rukimbaru grocer. When Jutei-Ni's father died, her mother sold the business and used the money to bribe an official into appointing her as a cook in the household of Matasuuri Kimmu, the daimyo of Rukimbaru. Jutei-Ni, …

  • Kisha Yunoko

    Yunoko is the adopted daughter of daimyo Matasuuri Ieysuna and granddaughter of the shogun. She is 19 years old, delicate, and gentle. She has soft green eyes, silky black hair, and has the singing voice of a nightingale. With the encouragement of …

  • Lakana Luri-tai

    Luri-Tai is the niece of Muki Gohei, the daimyo of the Shuni province of the island of Shidekima. She was the prize pupil of the Master of the Grand Sky, perhaps the greatest sorcerer in Shidekima's history. Eight years ago, the Master of the Grand …

  • Matasuuri Ieysuna

    Matasuuri Ieysuna is the eldest son of the shogun. Tall, handsome, and dignified, he rules his province with a firm hand, insisting on formality at all times. In his administration, rudeness and poor hygiene are grounds for imprisonment. Sensitive and …

  • Matasuuri Kimmu

    The second son of the shogun and brother of Ieysuna, Matasuuri Kimmu rules only because his heritage obligates him to. Personable but indecisive, he is adored by the people of Rukimbaru, but is considered a buffoon by his subordinates. Kimmu knows …

  • Matasuuri Nagahide

    Presiding over an unprecedented era of peace and prosperity, Matasuuri Nagahide is arguably the most successful shogun in the history of Wa. The nation'sstability is due to Nagahide's philosophy of government; he values control over conquest and …

  • Matasuuri Unteki

    Matasuuri Unteki is the younger brother of the shogun and, as one of the Three House daimyos, he is one of the most powerful men in Wa. He is also one of the most despised. He is shaggy-haired, pencil-thin, neurotic, pompous, greedy, and ruthless. …

  • Muni-ku

    Like her mother and grandmother before her, Muni-ku was a cook in the service of the daimyo of Tifuido. On the day of an important banquet, she became convinced that the head cook had prepared a soup for the daimyo accidentally using poisoned …

  • Nobu Chuya

    Nobu Chuya is the younger brother of Nobu Subari. A former karo administrator in Jasuga, Chuya's remarkable mathematical ability so impressed the shogun that he was promoted to a prominent position on the wakadoshiyori council. At age 22, Chuya is …

  • Nobu Subari

    Nobu Subari is the square-faced, hulking daimyo of Jasuga, probably the poorest province of Wa. Though honest and hardworking, Subari is slow-witted and unimaginative, hardly suited for the demands of governing. But for a twist of fate, Subari would …

  • Muki Nobi

    Muki Nobi's father, Toyo Nobi, was a key military advisor and the closest personal friend of shogun Matasuuri Nagahide's father. When Muki was 11, his father took the family on an outing near Mount Matazan. They were attacked by bandits, and except …

  • Oe-Ura

    A poor farmer from Fochu was fishing one day when he discovered a peach floating down the Nanaichi River. He retrieved the peach from the water, and a female child burst from it. He took the child home where he and his wife raised her as their own. …

  • Osari Daizan

    Osari Daizan presides over what must surely be the happiest province in Wa. A small man with a round white face and a permanent grin, Daizan thoroughly enjoys his job; like his subjects, he is cheerful, goodnatured, and quite prosperous. Osari is a …

  • Rumuki Gohei and Rumuki Yoshitada

    The Rumuki twins are the daimyos of the two provinces of Shidekima; Gohei is the daimyo of Shuni, Yoshitada the daimyo of Jotai. Nearly 7 feet tall, fullbellied, bald, and always clad in red, the brothers are virtually identical, except for the star- …

  • Shiz-Ti

    Shiz-ti is a baby-faced man with large ears, a pockmarked face, and a high-pitched nasal voice. He is short, plump, and has an annoying habit of picking his teeth with his fingernails. He is Wa's greatest wizard and one of the most dangerous men in …

  • Takae Suju

    Takae Suju is a grim, studious man of 48 years. A man of few words and a chronic insomniac, he spends long nights pouring over scholarly texts, making copious notes in bound journals which line the walls of his small home. Suju was a devoted …

  • Tazu-ei

    Tazu-ei was born into a noble family of Nakamaru. Disgusted with the dissention among his family members as they jockeyed for positions of power, Tazu-ei renounced his status and fled to the wilderness of Machukara. He was never again seen by his …

  • Tekinjo Gasahan

    Teninjo Gasahan is the brother-in-law of the shogun and daimyo of the coastal province of Kurahito. A thin, pale loner, he is a thoughtful but aloof administrator; he keeps his advisors at arm's length and, except for the tiny Ionoi, has no friends. …

  • Tekinjo Yojairo

    The eldest son of Tekinjo Gasahan, Yojairo is a handsome, virtuous man of 35 years. Although his heritage assured him of a prominent government position, his loyalty and keen managerial skills would have made him a welcome addition to any …

  • Woto Jubojiro

    This swarthy, fearless warrior was one of the key lieutenants in Matasuuri Nagahide's national army. A resourceful and deeply spiritual man, Jubojiro once led a military unit into the northern Ikuyu Mountains to suppress a korobokuro uprising, only to …

  • Yuchimo Ein

    Yuchimo Ein is one of the higher-ranking monks who permanently reside in the Shining Temple of Bishamon at Aru. His responsibilities include spiritual instruction, acolyte supervision, and preparation of special services for visiting dignitaries. Ein …

  • Yuminoi Bowida

    Yuminoi Bowida is a cruel brute assigned by the roju in Uwaji to monitor Chantea activity in Fochu. Since daimyo Bokika Hokio has a history of sympathy for the Chantea cultists, the shogunate no longer trusts him to adequately regulate religion in his …