The Nezumi tribes have existed far longer than the Empire of Rokugan. Throughout that time, they have hidden in the shadows, struggling for survival on a day to day basis. With the coming of the One Tribe, the Nexumi have experienced true prosperity for the first time.
Now, an enemy they can barely understand threatens Dream, the only afterlife they understand. Now the One Tirbe must choose: fight their enemies among the Unicorn, or pass into Dream and stand shoulder with the Transcendants.
A New Wall – “The Kaiu Wall protects the south. The Khol Wall protects the west. One day our labors shall encircle all of Rokugan.” -Kaiu Umasu
The First Wedding – Hantei searched all of Rokugan for his bride. In all the Empire, only one woman stirred the First Emperor’s heart -Mioko, the simple daughter of a Crane Fisherman.
The Last Prophecy – “The future cannot be foretold,” Masae said. “But there are patterns, and those can be antecipated if you know what to seek”
The Price of Power – “Why could it not have been another?” Kurako asked. “Why did he have to go alone?”
Forest Killer Cavern – “Empty now. Good-good for hiding.”
Rich Coffers – “Our loyality is to you, Kurako-sama, as it was to your husband.” “Thank you, my friend,” the Empress said. “I fear I will need your support soon enough.”
Yotsu Dojo – “The Sword of Yotsu stands watch over Kyuden Otomo.”
Ku’chek – “Stay to fight the purple ones, or abandon warrens forever to wage war in Dream? Hard-hard choice.”
Shinbone Pack – “Tomorrow comes in the Dream!” the Truthseeker screamed.
Zamalash – “You cannot help my people if yours are in danger. Go, my friends. The Naga will endure regardless.”
Kanashimi Toshi – “Everything that was once theirs in this world is gone. They have only what remains in their realm of dreams. How could they let that die without a struggle?” -Zamalash
All Things Have A Price – “If stay, might die,” Kan’ok’tichek said. “If go, might die. But if go, might defeat Tomorrow forever.”
Encircled Terrain – “Without One Tribe, Transcendants fall before Tomorrow.”
Explosives – “You have shamed us, Kikaze. You and your men are a disgrace to all that the Crane stand for. There will be no more of these harriers, no more of these disgusting tactics. It is over.”
Fields of Foolish Pride – “If the other clans are too foolish to do what must be done, then the sons of Yoritomo will bear the burden” -Yoritomo Naizen
Hired Killer – “What you propose is dangerous indeed,” Uidori said. “We must be cautious. if Natsuo strays, kill him without hesitation.”
Outer Walls – “Tomorrow comes at last. It washes over Dream, eating everything in its path. Nothing left.”
Test of Honor – “I go to sail the seas of Heaven, Amika-sama. The Unicorn would be honored to have a Mantis on this voyage.” -Horiuchi Rikako
Three-Stone River – “Transcedants try to fight Tomorrow, but too few of them. They strong, but not enough Name to win, and nowhere to run.”
Timely Arrival – “The Scorpion do not require assistance. Leave at once.”
Whispered Rumor – “It is said the Mantis support the Khan’s bid!”
Emma-O’s Amulet – “What wonders might be found in the Heavens?” -Moshi Amika
Mark of Oblivion – “The Shadowlands shall never have their Tao, not while we live.” -Hida Kuon
Barracks of the Damned – A place of fallen men who shout their defiance at the Shadowlands. Wretched, yet inspiring.
Kakita’s First Blade – Nagori is a storyteller, a courtier, and a magistrate, With this blade, young Crane look to him as an example.
Kakita’s Edge – “Lead as he led. With honor.” -Doji Domotai
Togashi’s Devoted – The monk smiled atop the Wall. “What better place to see purity within ourselves?” he laughed.
Jade Mirror – Within it, see the truth.
Shiryo no Matsu – “Her strength, her will, can never be equaled.” -Matsu Kenji
Naseru’s Last Words – “Virtue,” he whispered. “Virtue is the key to the throne. Seek it out or we are lost.”
Egg of the Void – “You alone are worthy,” the dragon roared.
Tomorrow – They believe they have come to the Empire to assist against the Shadowlands, but it shall be this very action that will be their doom. -Prophesies of Uikku
The Blasted Lands – “A powerful weapon, but the price is high.”
Essence of Jigoku – “Allow me this burden,” Natsuo said. “Let me prove my loyalty.”
Monkey Man – “I bear dire news from across the sands, my lord.” the old man said. “Your time is short. You must make haste to secure your empire.”
The Scarab Case – “It reeks of power,” the Ghul Lord said. “Why can we not unlock it?”
Kamoko’s Avatar – “She rides the heavens, and the Unicorn bear her favor.”
Shinsei’s Tomb – “There is but one chance to save us all.” -Asahina Sekawa