Her Father's Daughter
Read a New Short Story Set in the World of Legend of the Five Rings
At the dawn of the Empire, after the Kami had fallen from the Celestial Heavens, they found themselves plunged into a mortal world rife with cruelty and war. The Kami Doji—sister of Hantei, the first Emperor—resolved to bring order to this savage realm. The embodiment of elegance and grace, Doji walked among the primitive peoples, calming them in the way fair weather calms a storm-tossed sea. From her, they learned writing so they could record their achievements, politics to govern their affairs, economics and commerce to manage their wealth, and art and culture to lift them from their lives of misery. Those she touched the most became her devoted followers, the first samurai of the Crane Clan.
Since that time, the Crane have become both the poets and the poetry of the Empire, at once the swordsmiths and the duelists wielding the smith’s blades. In every aspect of their lives, the Crane strive for mastery in all things, an ideal that the other clans can only hope to emulate.
Fantasy Flight Games is proud to present “Her Father’s Daughter” by D.G. Laderoute, the first piece of new fiction for Legend of the Five Rings!
“Her Father’s Daughter” features the Crane Clan, the pinnacle of beauty and grace in Rokugan, and can be downloaded by clicking here (pdf, 2.6 MB).
Join us next week as continue spotlighting the Way of the Crane with an in-depth look at their gameplay mechanics in Legend of the Five Rings: The Card Game. Be sure to check the Fantasy Flight Games website every other week for new Legend of the Five Rings fiction!
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