The head of House Rafiq. He seems interested and curious of those within the summit, but utterly unconcerned of 'these fantastical tales of a dark god, treating them more like legends of a story book rather then a true threat.
*Bayushi Goshiu* …
Rama of the House Sigh is a well trained in the art of speaking and very scholarly. He speaks with everyone present, and seems very cozy with the Mantis. He claims that he and the once minor clan have been in contact for many years, and he convinced the …
As head of House Suresh, he claims that he and his great House have always been in contact with the Empire. He dealt with the Crane Clan before, and apparently, he still deals with servant's of that once noble house still. His House has supplied all of …
He has risen to a number of positions of power within the Court of Fu Leng and has great amount of sway within the Court. He greedily took the position of Imperial Chancellor and leads the courts for his Emperor.
He was questioning the tongueless [[: …
She is the daughter of [[:bayushi-tangen | Bayushi Tangen]], and wishes to ask him for forgiveness.
It has also been found that she is able to make herself as invisible as the wind.
* She was spotted in the introductions of the Winter Court, but …
The woman is clever, beautiful and [[:bayushi-goshiu | Bayushi Goshiu's]] right hand. Her beauty has caused many interested parties to start rivalries over trying to gain her attention. She has had a number of suitors, but the marriages never come to …
She is new to the courts in general, the grand daughter of Bayushi Goshiu. She is young and learning the ropes, she has been taken under the wing by [[:soshi-angai | Soshi Angai]], and is her second fiddle.
She is quite, thoughtful, and has a …
Best described as the eye of the storm, this young Tsuruchi is tranquil and calm, and perhaps chosen to be in the Winter Court by Goshiu for that very trait. Many have attempted to break her calm, but it has yet to be broken by anyone.
She won the …
Chosen for her dedication towards hunting evil spirits, Goshui had hopped perhaps bonding with the Guru would be possible, but he has been very unapproachable. She has remained curious of interacting with him, and has been learning many of the Ivory …
[[:kuni-hisui | Kuni Hisui]]'s mom and widow of [[:armorsmith | Kuni Nodai]]. She was chosen for her Crane training from before she was married to the Crab. She has been a mother hen to the Emerald Samurai, who are not as courtly trained as their Obsidian …
Trained by the last few of the dragon within the remnants of Toturi's Armies. His mentor and teacher just died a week ago from an infected cut, at the hands of Bayushi Setsu, and suspects the Scorpion poisoned his blade. He has taken the master's position …
Chosen to be here to show the strength and resolve of their Emerald Empire's warriors. He has often told his tale of how he lost his leg to the dreaded Tsuburu no Oni, who ate his leg, before he took the oni's eye.
He often can be found talking of the …
She was one of the few who took like a duck to water in the training for the Winter Court, but she has become distracted as time has gone on, and her achievements in the courts have become over shadowed.
The woman was a young warrior who's first battle was the Battle of the City of Lightening. An oni spawn came at her, getting her sword arm, but her wakizashi got its throat. [[:bayushi-tangen | Bayushi Tangen]] noticed her luck as a fresh bushi to have …
She was sly and intelligent, with a quick whit. She has become a courtly gossip, is up to date on most rumors, and she often seems to spawn rumors as well. She is a bit of a slanderer, and seems to mask the truth in layers of deception. No wonder Goshui …
Claimed to have already spent her curse on someone that she loved and lost, she was proposed to be the would be wife to the windowed Maharaja. She has been a charm, exemplifying all of the courtly grace one would expect from someone of the royal courts. …
One of the three royal guards who protects the Maharaja's body.
Several weeks ago she was wielding the Favor of the Maharaja, now that power is gone, and the frustration is eating at her.
A burly man with a long wicked sword, kind eyes and a booming laugh.
She attends to the house hold of the Singh, managing its affairs.
The heavy set man is often known for starting disagreements that build in hostility. Fortunately, Bayushi Setsu is willing to step in a champion his causes.
Perhaps the most reviled bushi by the Emerald Samurai, he is known to them as The Cheat. He is thought to have poisoned and tricked his way into power. So far he is thought to have poisoned both the former Murimoto Champion of the Emerald Samurai and …
Aloof, spouting wisdom in riddles that frustrate everyone. So far the Guru seems to be the only ally she has made. The two often pose riddles to each other without answering the previous riddle.
Perhaps one of the more spiritual of the Obsidian Samurai, the young Kitsu seems to have impressed many of the Traditionalists with his respect and knowledge of spirits. He apparently has lectured to even the Guru and high Priest, explaining their form of …
When the Winter Courts began, most were aligned only with their factions, but Masashi has made a close alliance with the Traditionalists. House Rafiq seems to have welcomed him and he is often found in their company.
He often seen playing in the game of letters, but although he had a strong start to the Winter Court, he seems to have shied away from the lime light.
He has gotten along well with the royal guards, and the Master of War. He has already shown them the prowess of the Unicorn Steeds, and is far the winner of Horsemanship tourney. He has been talking of establishing a land rout of trade as well as ship.
She is very warm with her greetings and often becomes very familiar with almost everyone at the courts. She seems to know a bit about everyone, and her greetings to everyone is the morning each feel personal and caring. She is the most beloved of the …
When he arrived on the shores, much of the Ivory Kingdom was ready to side with the Singh to destroy the demon Emperor, but Kazue set those stories aside and told a very different tale. It was enough to spread doubt into who were truly the villains and …
He over sees the protection of House Surresh and his Raja. He is a man though who loves the sound of his own voice, something most of his House and guests understand and shoulder.
She demands constant opulence and to flaunt the success of her house in all things House Surresh does. Any event done by the Obsidian Samurai or House Surresh has her hand in it, and their wealth glitters constantly.
One of the three guards who guards the Maharaja's body. He has a concerned look on his face.
Her House has the Favor of the Maharaja and she wields it well. She currently is perhaps the most powerful woman in the courts and often uses her position to smooth tensions and keep harmony, even from her guests and the guests of the Singh.
A woman with a sly smile, and heavily lidded eyes. She has a very impassive face and a very commanding voice when she dines to speak. When the Winter Court is over she will be going to Rokugan, she has been spending time in Medinaat Al-Salaam.
The old man is aloof and seems, when dared or encouraged to participate, he can beat most of the Rokugani games with ease. He is skilled, intelligent and often impassive and remote as an icy mountain.
He is a mystic for the court.
As the leader of the armies for the Maharaja, it is house Singh's privilege to wage war. However, Mahavira seems conflicted, the Obsidian Samurai have gone a long way to disarming him. He has been making excuses with meeting with the Emerald Samurai since …
He is the protector of the Maharaja's soul. He remains apart of the antics of court, feeling that these impurities of a none traditional Ivory Kingdom are unwise to engage. He has listened and spoken with many of the Winter Court, but he has not joined in …
She is the voice of the court, speaking often for the Maharaja and secured the position only recently. Despite her relative youth, she has held it well. All of the Houses are very pleased with her, and despite the conflicts between the Houses she still …
The gawky youth still does a good job, but to the skill of her other peers outshines her greatly. Although she always seems to be in high spirits and greatly amused all the time.
The sour man always seems interested by these new antics in the Ivory Courts, he always says he has seen it all, but this newer stuff excites him.
The traditional look of House Rafiq is pressed forward by his agenda, but he doesn't seem fully invested in his position.
His once illustrious career was marred by constant misfortune. His father and mother dead, his wife barren and dead, and he was watching over the royal wife when she was stricken ill. He rarely is called upon these days, and only when all three swords …
The Maharaja's time of mourning has come to an end, his people are split in three, and he knows that he must make a choice which will be against two of his House's. The weight of that choice seems to weigh heavily upon him.