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Heaven's Will

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  • Adepts of Mighty Pokku - "Bakemono always treated like jokes, like throw-away troops! No more!" -Pokku
  • Agasha Iwarou - "Yes, the Shiba stand ready to defend the Phoenix. But the Shiba do not stand alone."
  • Aggressive Landing - Hundreds of rafts appeared without warning as the Mantis fleet made its move. Kurei eagerly leapt out of the first boat, and hundreds more followed onto the beach.
  • Akodo Shinichi - He proved his worth on the march to Shiro Moto. Now, his superiors watch him with expectant eyes, wondering if he will shape up to be another Motso or Ijiasu.
  • Akodo Tadatoshi - "The Heavens will reward the worthy with Imperial duty. Who is as deserving as the Lion?"
  • Bayushi Gaho - "I do not know what has become of my sensei, but I will fight to make certain his School is feared throughout the Empire."
  • Bayushi Kasata - "Of course I think highly of the Dragon. They are quite useful to have around, after all."
  • Blighted Region - "Sometimes the earth remembers, and sometimes there are wounds that cannot be healed." -Isawa Emori
  • Broken Reef Keep - "Should any attempt to invade our lands, they will find themselves broken before they even arrive." -Yoritomo Naizen
  • Chagatai's Legion - They took the title to honor their deceased leader, but their actions spoke even louder than their name.
  • Chuda Mishime - "They think themselves safe from us. We will show them that no one is beyond the Spider's reach."
  • Claiming the Throne - Who shall be worthy?
  • Consecration - "There are prices to pay for our sins, even if our cause is just." -Tamori Nakamuro
  • Daidoji Awao - "An explosion in the Dragon provinces? Dare we hope that they blew up one of their own castles this time?"
  • Daigotsu Kurai - Daigotsu orchestrated the greatest chain of assassinations that Rokugan had ever seen. No clan was left untouched.
  • Daigotsu Sendo - "The weak have no place in the new order."
  • Daigotsu Shiraki - "We stand ready to march on the heart of an Empire."
  • Dance of the Kami - "So magical, so wondrous. I pity those who cannot witness it." -Asahina Beniha
  • Decree of Peace - "An Imperial command is as a command from the Celestial heavens. Defy it at your own risk." -Shosuro Maru
  • Deftly Wielded - "My blade and I are one!"
  • Discretionary Valor - "My grandfather's spirit has rejoined his brothers and sisters in the Heavens. I am but a man."
  • Doji Hiromi - "It is so tragic, the troubles that have befallen your clan." "Do not be troubled for us, Kurumi-san," Hiromi said. "Our Honor is our strength."
  • Dojo Applicants - "Trust in steel. All else will fail you."
  • Eku - "The Mantis army can only attack the coast for their first assault, yet that is no limitation at all. They land with lightning speed exactly where you do not expect them. It is better to confront them on the mainland than attempt to stop their arrival." -Akodo Hijikata
  • Entangling Terrain - "This cannot be natural!" the samurai cursed.
  • Estate Halls - "In the time of the Empty Throne, lands all over the Empire were devastated by war. But the voices of the Jade Sun and Obsidian Moon called forth the Worthy One..."
  • Fall of Greatness - "Lord Kuon, I have highly disturbing news for you." -Kuni Umibe
  • Flame of Truth - Without Satsu's visions, the Dragon were forced to seek an inner strength, just as their Champion had always asked of them.
  • Flanked by Nightmares - "Such an unpleasant way to die." -Shahai
  • Fortified Fields - The commander grimaced as he surveyed the field. "If we get through that," he said. "we deserve the prize on the other side."
  • Fortune's Favor - "The Unicorn sent their representatives, as Omen and Maru requested, but they did not otherwise interrupt their rebuilding." -The Celestial Tournament, vol. 1
  • Glukku - The Yasuki licked his lips nervously. "Tell your master that I know where ... where what he wants is located. I can tell him everything he wants to know, if the price is right."
  • Great Falls Castle - "It is a center of learning and the arts, as well as one of our greatest weapon storehouses." -Mirumoto Kei
  • Hand of Osano-Wo - "Dragon temples are the most well-guarded.
  • Hateful Curse - "You will suffer as I have," he snarled. The Crane screamed in pain as his hand shattered.
  • Hida Kaoru - "It does not matter what you do. You will not stop me. You cannot."
  • Hida Ubogin - "This war is not difficult at all. A Crane dies much faster than an oni."
  • Hiruma Moshiro - "We must watch the Shadowlands even through these petty wars."
  • Hold! -"Wait until they cannot escape us!"
  • Holy Site - "There are some sites so sacred, so revered, that not even the most bloodthirsty warlord would dare march upon them." -Asako Bairei
  • Ikoma Okita - "Okita has mastered the kata passed down from our ancestors and has begun to develop his own." -Akodo Jin
  • Imperial City Guards  - When the Phoenix sought to return to Toshi Ranbo, they were refused admittance by those who feared they desired control of the city.
  • Isawa Chishaki - "Master Ochiai knows the calm, elegant face of fire. I honor her for it - but I also know fire's limitless cruelty."
  • Isawa Naki - "With the ascension of a new sun and moon, the Heavens have returned to balance. Soon all will be righted in the mortal realm as well."
  • Isawa Uhiko - "Why are you so surprised? The kami are gracious to those they consider friends."
  • Kaiu Seison - "Some say we are taking on too many roles and jeopardize our purpose. Nonsense, I say. The Kaiu stand ready."
  • Kakita Hideshi - "You seem very confident." "I have great strength in me, Beniha-sama - I know I shall do great things for our clan."
  • Kakita Idzuki - "The convenience of a samurai is far more important than the life of a peasant."
  • Kakita Tomo - "Keitaro's works are quite lovely. He seems driven to make up for the losses his family have suffered."
  • Keen Blade - "Some cut through corpses to see the strength of a newly forged blade. I prefer to test my blades on a tougher substance." -Hida Fubatsu
  • Keeping Enemies Close - "I want to know more about the Mantis," Naoharu said. "I want to know... everything."
  • Kimogen - "Our order seeks out those with potential and helps then unlock the greatness within their spirit."
  • Kitsu Yutaro - "The Heavens may be displeased," he whispered, "but our ancestors stand with us always."
  • Kitsuki Rai - "I have known one Champion in my lifetime. I had not thought that would change."
  • Kitsuki Taji - "Uncertainty and instability are not things I am accustomed to. How do other clans cope?"
  • Kitsune Hisano - "The techniques the Moshi taught us have helped tremendously in healing the forest."
  • Kuni Tanin - "There are rumors, very troubling rumors, of a bargain made with the Shadowlands. Tell me, my friend Yasuki... do you know anything of this?"
  • Kuri - "You want me to face an unknown enemy and certain death, with no promise of glory? Well... what are you playing?"
  • Kuronada - "Tell me, my friend," the warrior called Tamago said, "are you satisfied to remain in the shadows? To be less than you could, simply because of the circumstances of your birth?"
  • Let Them Run - "They've lost. Why should I care if they stay or go?" -Hida Sozen
  • Masu - "My plan has succeeded," Daigotsu said with a chuckle. "They have clutched us to their breast, and now we shall usher in chaos such as they have never seen."
  • Might of Paragons - Strength and certainty come in many forms.
  • Mitsu Mikura - "Yoshino-sama died young but burned bright while he led us. His fervor and dedication will inspire me under Shigetoshi-sama's direction."
  • Moshi Amarante - "Who said that?" she demanded of the empty room. "Who dares call himself my 'Grandfather?'"
  • Moshi Mareo - "Dragon, Lion, Spider... I care about none of them. When they have stood in the heart of a hurricane and laughed as I have, then I will worry. Until then, they are nothing."
  • My Enemy's Mercy - "Their brutality will not foster the same in us."
  • No Escape - "The Kuroiban will be no more." -Chuda Mishime
  • Old Rivalries - "Our clans are at peace. Will our children remember that?" -Akodo Shigetoshi
  • Ornate Armor - Armor forged for the courts places emphasis on appearance and style over practicality. It may forge new alliances and draw attention to one's wealth, yet even the vainest samurai will wear another suit on the battlefield.
  • Pack Tactics - "A goblin is no match for a samurai. But goblins do not attack alone. Never drop your guard, and assume everything is a threat." -Hiruma Todori
  • Peaceful Interlude - Sometimes, public opinion can turn on victorious warriors.
  • Political Influence - "If we lose ourselves, we lose everything."
  • Powerful Blow - The unit of Crab made their way into the heart of the enemy army. They struck with devastating effect.
  • Regroup and Redeploy - "The Empire is greater than any one man, even an Emperor. Rokugan will exist so long as man exists." - Omen
  • Reprimand - "Do not give me excuses! We will not fail now!" -Bayushi Nomen
  • Resurgence - "The time for subtlety has passed." -Michio
  • Sacrificial Lands - "The Spider will not prosper in Crab lands," Kaiketsu said. "Burn it."
  • Seeking the Path - "Rosoku and Sekawa, both gone," Tsuken whispered. "What can we do? What must we do?"
  • Seiko - "I have heard rumors of a pair of warriors, bitter enemies, whose skills are incomparable." -Utagawa
  • Shelter for Refugees - "More than warriors pay the price of war. The effects reach far and cost much." -Asahina Hira
  • Shiba Morihiko - "What does it matter who the Emperor is? We shall be here, upholding Shiba's Oath, regardless of who sits on the Throne."
  • Shinjo Aniji - "Shono died a warrior's death. He may have proved the Shinjo's worth to the Lion, but it is up to us now to prove it to the rest of the Empire."
  • Shinjo Kirita - "It is time to rebuild and rest. Our castles have burned, and thousands of us have died in the war. We must be ready for anything that might threaten these lands. If we are too slow, we are doomed."
  • Shosuro Hihiko - The Scorpion have many tools for killing - an idle laugh, a well-placed sneer, an open window ...
  • Shosuro Kiemon - "Now that these 'Spider' have finally tipped their hand, we can turn our full attention on them publicly."
  • Silent Rot - "The Kuroiban ... something needs to be done about the Kuroiban." -Daigotsu
  • Small Estate - "And so the Throne was claimed, and peace and prosperity was restored." -Chronicle of the New Heaven, Miya Toshimi
  • Stolen Blade - "It cuts as well as my own."
  • Strength in Simplicity - "Sometimes the best tactic is not to overthink the battle. Have faith in the strength of your men. Let them show you to be a genius." -Hida Sozen
  • Strength of my Father - "If man can not be sure fo the blessing of the Celestial Heavens, can he be sure of anything?" -Tanari
  • Sublime Peacock Stance - "Our lord's divinity is lost. The Empire stands upon a precipice, and the Heavens judge the actions of all men. The time for introspection must pass!" -Mirumoto Mareshi
  • Subtle Reminder - "Remember your place. You are the informant, I am the magistrate."
  • Swift Darkness - "When one threat departs, the guards think that they have chased it off. Amusing, yes?" -Bayushi Kasata
  • Sword Saint Shrine - "There may be a hundred stances and sword positions, but you win with just one." -Mirumoto's Niten
  • Tamori Akeno - "Satsu knows that the Dragon are not one man. We will endure even this, as we endured when his father and grandfather left us."
  • The Earth's Wrath - "Lady Ochiai's path is true, but there are times when other methods must be employed. This is my path." -Isawa Chishaki
  • Threat of Execution - It is reserved for only the most unforgivable acts.
  • Tiger Climbing Mountain - "I sense some greater motive behind Chosai's attacks, but I cannot divine his purpose. We must learn more." -Tamori Shaitung
  • Togashi Chiko - "A tournament sponsored by the Heavens, you say? Intriguing news indeed!"
  • Togashi Dai - "We all have a path to tread, even the greatest among us."
  • Togashi Miyoko - "I was given a duty. I will continue until I see it done, or I am given another in its place."
  • Transcendence of Flesh - "You have no need for this weak form. Cast it aside, and embrace true power. Join us."-Chuda Mishime
  • Traveling Smugglers - "No clan would admit to doing business with them, but war leads many to ask few questions." -Yoritomo Utemaro
  • Tsuruchi Shisuken - Shouts rang out through the courtyard. "Lady Amika!" the sentries shouted. Shisuken scanned the wall and saw a shadow moving against the stars. He fired, but the assassin shrugged it off and disappeared.
  • Undermining Command - "I would never question your lord, of course, but..."
  • Utaku Jisoo - "She is wild and mischievous and furious on the battlefield. I fear she may never grow up." -Utaku Yu-Pan
  • Venerable Plains of the Ikoma - "The tale of a hero can cripple the unworthy." -Akodo's Leadership
  • Veteran Advisor - "When even Lord Sun falls from the sky, how can mere men be sure of anything? There are no certainties any more. We must prostrate ourselves before the Heavens and beg for guidance and forgiveness."
  • Victory March - "Tell your children stories of your victory and all it entails, that they may take pride in them, and learn from them." -Ikoma Otemi
  • Viper Tattoo - The blood of gods can react strangely.
  • Ward of the Kami - "Why settle for protection from the physical when you can be armored for all things?"
  • Wrack the Soul - "Your will is broken. Your flesh serves only me. To war, slave." -Chuda Hiroe
  • Yakamo's End - Lord Sun lay on the broken and destroyed ground. With a heaving breath he spoke his last words.
  • Yasuki Takai - "Do not think you can dare besmirch our name, idiot! Not while I am here!"
  • Yoritomo Joben - Magistrates across the Empire began to receive reports of assassinations in the ranks of all the Great Clans. Daimyo, generals, ambassadors... deaths that would bring chaos.
  • Yoritomo Tadame - "The Empire needs heroes. We shall see if I am worthy to bear such a name."
  • Yoshe - "If they could turn their emnity aside, they would be a tremendous asset to our cause." -Utagawa
     

 


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