Kuni Hisui is a young man raised during the time of the Dark Emperor. While his father, Kuni Nodai, showed little talent in the way of the kami his son has been seen as a prodigy. He would have come of age under more fanfare would it not have been for the …
Althira of the Ashalan Peoples
A priestess and one of the ruling body of the Ashalan. Her race is spoken of in legend of the [[Burning Sands | Burning Sands]]. One of the people of days long past, her face is long lived and have guided all other races since their inceptions into the …
Yu of the Daughters of the Flame Tribe
Of the Daughters of the Flame seems to be a just woman. She follows the laws of this new land studiously, and keeps her tribesmen in check. She is a shamen of her people and practices fire magics in ways that defy the understanding of the shugjena. The …
Fan of the Small River Tribe
Of the Small River Tribe, this sole member of her tribe has come a great distance to aid in the summit. She often translated for her people, seems learned, and counsels the other tribes who all respect her words. Her tribe, was apparently often spread …
Many recall the compassionate and warm hearted samurai that was Horiuchi Shoan, but that woman seems to be dead. They say that when the Unicorn were fleeing, she went to gather the orphans who were in her care, but found that a blood speaker had been …
Once a high ranking member of the Emperor's Court, he has now become a rebel and leads a band of followers who call themselves the Spider. Many do not trust him, worrying if this is a feint. Isawa Kaede, Oracle of Thunder, however says that he is sincere. …
She meekly follows in the wake of her husband, Yoritomo, and smiles shyly at the guests. When Yoritomo is hosting a personal gathering, her soft attitude often helps to off set Yoritomo's intensity.
*Kitsuki Kaagi* says that she may be over looked, …
Much like her name sake, she defied the Maw preventing the terror form destroying Toturi's army, and more recently, he purified the Great Sea Spider. She is a prodigy, her gempuku came before her age would demand it, and although she is of age now, her …
The shugenja is well known in the camps for his alchemical skills. His potions are often the difference between life and death in the battles. Although he is often kept behind back lines of battle, his spells are a well sought treasure.
The Naga is the leader of few who remain. His understanding of magic however is as alien and powerful as any of the Elemental Masters. Supposedly the mute serpent who can only speak through echoes in an others mind was the one who wove the great sleep. He …
Arrogant and prideful, he is celebrated as a hero of the Clan for his defiance during the Battle of Umoeru Mura as he held back the Ashura and then battled with Yogo Junzo in a personal duel. His critics point out that the duel never concluded, as the …
Nobu's Grandfather's Spirit
The grandfather of Nobu cannot rest while he sees his last descendant preforming such foolish and 'noble' acts as his Clan inches closer and closer to absolute destruction.
* He returned to the realm of mortals and aided in stopping the machinations …
Once a Kitsu, Kitsu Okura with black deeds had driven Nakuso far from his homelands. Hitomi had given him a home, a guide, and the means to fight back against the Dark Lion and his Dark Emperor.
He resisted the corruptible influence of the Darkness. …
During the Clan Wars, Tsuke had seen to the opening of many of the Black Scrolls, and they had in return driven him mad. On the Broken Day of Thunder, he slew 100s with his rains of fire, he also slew two of the other Elemental counselors, and his own …
Kuni Yori was thought to have been succeeded by the forces of Jigoku long before the Clan War. He is known as the Betrayer by the Crab. He actions alone may have led to much of the horror that still exists to this day across the Empire. Oftentimes he may …
Yogo Junzo is often thought to be the one who caused the rise of Fu Leng. When his lord was slain, he took his vengeance upon the Empire by opening many of the Black Scrolls. As he unleashed the plague upon the Empire, the taint, they say drove him to …
The Master of Water rose out of near unknown stature, but in the ashes of the Broken Day of Thunder, Okura made a name for himself. He was captivated with blood magic and used his skills to aid the Obsidian Empire to stand fully on it's feet. Using his …
Shokansuru, tales suggest, was once an Isawa who delved too far into darkness. When he became what he once hunted, he found mentorship under [[:the-maw | The Maw]] and learned an art of summon Oni that imbued them with awesome strength and power but made …
Hantei the 39th
The Emperor, god, ninth Kami, Fu Leng. All these titles and more explain who he is, but his actions explain what he is. He is an expansionist, a tyrant, and a destroyer of all which would ever dare to oppose him or his whims.
He has chosen that the …
There were tales during the Clan Wars of a 'necromancer' during the Clan Wars. The plague victims raising up was thought to be his work. The horrors that the undead swarms caused during that time of turmoil left deep scares in the Empire.
When the …
Once a battle maiden, reborn as the living memory of the legacy of the Naga.
A very honorable man, with the ability to read thoughts. He assisted the Tiger's Maw Unit in talking down his comrades on the Sea Spear.
Once a bride to the son of the Badger Clan, her husband slain in the Bloodied South years ago. She has trained with the Crab and has been one of the better members of Toturi's Army who kept a solid relationship [[The Unbroken Crab | The Unbroken Crab]] …
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.
The meek young man is not yet of full age yet. He often seems to be afraid of his own shadow. His time caught between worlds seems to have frightened him deeply.
[[:kuni-hisui | Kuni Hisui]] is teaching him while [[:soshi-nobu | Matsu Nobu]] teaches …
Once a prisoner under the Heartless, now risen back to good standing with the Jade Throne he stands as Champion and Dark Grand Elemental Master.
He and Jama Suru proposed the release of his former master, Iuchiban, to [[:hantei-the-39th | Hantei the …
He has risen from the death of his parents into, into a powerful shugenja, but Thunder seems to have kept this weight form crushing him. He seems to see brightness in the future, if only man has the strength and courage to reach it.
* He has taught …
Little is known about this woman, other then she was a devoted henshin of the Phoenix Clan. She alter appeared in the Tourney for the Grand Dark Elemental Master of the Elements, showing a vast knowledge of blood magic, which earned her the new position …