*** Please also see the Imperial Census thread maintained by Tonbo Karasu for notes on the known personalities of Rokugan. "The First Scroll" - a single-PDF collection of some of the stories indexed below. The Stories An Empire In Turmoil (Learn To Play, p. 2) by Katrina Ostrander published 2017/08/03 appearances: Doji Kuwanan, Doji Takeaki Synopsis: Crane samurai are attacked by ronin. A Season of War (Learn To Play, pp. 19-21) by Katrina Ostrander published 2017/08/03 appearances: Akodo no Kami (by reference), Daidoji Kaezin, Doji no Kami (by reference), Doji Hotaru (by reference), Doji Kuwanan (by reference), Doji Satsume (by reference), Hantei no Kami (by reference), Ikoma Eiji, Kakita Asami, Kakita Yuri (by reference), Matsu Beiona Synopsis: War looms as Crane and Lion diplomats debate which clan has the right to control the Osari Plains. Her Father's Daughter by D.G. Laderoute published 2017/05/17 appearances: Bayushi Kachiko, Daidoji Nerishma, Doji Hotaru, Doji Kuwanan (by reference), Doji Satsume (by reference),  Doji Shizue, Fumio (cat), Kakita Toshimoko (by reference), Kakita Yoshi (by reference), Shosuro Hametsu (by reference), Yoritomo (by reference) Synopsis: The Crane Clan Champion faces trouble on the road to Otosan Uchi - and perhaps more trouble in the capital. The Price Of War by Mari Murdock published 2017/06/07 appearances: Akodo Arasou, Akodo Toturi, Doji Hotaru, Kitsu Motso, Matsu Agetoki, Matsu Gohei, Matsu Tsuko Synopsis: The Lion Clan Champion leads his forces into battle against the Crane, at a high cost. The Rising Wave by Marie Brennan published 2017/06/21 appearances: Kitsuki Yaruma (by reference), Kobori Sozan (clerk), Mirumoto Hitomi, Mirumoto Masahige, Rakusetsu (horse), Sanjiro (headman of Tall Pine Village), Togashi no Kami (by reference?), Togashi Gaijutsu (by reference), Togashi Kazue (by reference), Togashi Mitsu, Togashi Yokuni, Yuki (wife of Sanjiro) Synopsis: In a time of growing troubles, the Mirumoto daimyo seeks an audience with the mysterious Dragon Clan Champion. Dark Hands Of Heaven by Annie VanderMeer Mitsoda published 2017/07/05 appearances: Hida Kisada, Hida O-Ushi, Hida Sukune, Hida Tomonatsu, Hida Yakamo, Hiruma Yoshino, Kaiu Shihobu, Kuni Osaku (by reference), Kuni Yori, Lady Hida (by reference), Yasuki Oguri, Yasuki Taka Synopsis: The stoic Crab Clan Champion oversees the increasingly desperate defense of the Carpenter Wall. Risen From The Flames by Robert Denton III published 2017/07/19 appearances: Elemental Master of Air (unnamed), Isawa Tsuke (Elemental Master of Fire), Elemental Master of Water (unnamed), Isawa Rujo (Elemental Master of Earth), Isawa Tadaka, Isawa Ujina (Elemental Master of Void), Shiba no Kami (by reference), Shiba Sukazu, Shiba Tetsu, Shiba Tsukune, Shiba Ujimitsu (vision) Synopsis: The Phoenix Clan gathers to choose a new Champion when a shrine ominously catches fire. Curved Blades by Ree Soesbee published 2017/08/02 appearances: Ikoma (nee Asako) Akari, Ikoma Anakazu (by reference), Iuchi Daiyu, Shinjo Altansarnai, Shinjo Haruko, Shinjo Shono, Shinjo Yasamura, Utaku Kamoko Synopsis: The Unicorn Clan Champion must weigh the future of her clan, as well as her own fate, now that her people have returned to Rokugan. Smokeless Fire by Katrina Ostrander published 2017/08/10 appearances: Akodo Toturi (by reference), Agasha Sumiko (Ruby Champion), Hantei Sotorii, Isawa Atsuko, Isawa Kaede, Isawa Ninube (by reference), Isawa Nobu, Isawa Ujina (by reference), Kitsuki Yaruma, Seppun Ishikawa Synopsis: Phoenix shugenja warn the Emperor that meishodo, foreign sorcery the Unicorn carried back to Rokugan, endangers the Empire. The World, A Stage by D.G. Laderoute published 2017/08/16 appearances: Bayuhsi no Kami (by reference), Bayushi Dairu (by reference), Bayushi Kachiko, Bayushi Ogoe (by reference), Bayuhsi Shoju, Bayashi Yunako, Doji Hotaru (by reference), Doji Satsume (by reference), Hida Kisada (by reference), Kakita Yoshi (by reference), Soshi Shiori (by reference), Yogo Junzo (by reference) Synopsis: The Scorpion Clan Champion ruthlessly tests the skill and devotion of his followers, including his own wife. A Most Suitable Teacher by Katrina Ostrander published 2017/08/18 appearances: Doji Hotaru (by reference), Ide Tadaji, Ikoma Ujiaki (by reference), Isawa Kaede (by reference), Seppun Ishikawa, Iuichi Daiyu (by reference), Iuchi Shahai (by reference), Shinjo no Kami (by reference) Synopsis: The Emperor has decided on the meishodo issue, and the wheel of court intrigue turns. In the Garden of Lies (Part 1) by Marie Brennan published 2017/09/06 appearances: Akodo no Kami (by reference), Bayushi Gensato, Bayushi Masanao, Kitsuki Shomon, Shosuro Hyobu, Yogo Hiroue Synopsis: Dragon duels Scorpion, first as a matter of steel and then as a matter of words. In the Garden of Lies (Part 2) by Marie Brennan published 2017/09/20 appearances: Kitsuki Shomon, Satto, Shosuro Hyobu (by reference), Shosuro Miyako, Yogo Hiroue Synopsis: Hiroue sends Miyako north to investigate the Perfect Land Sect. To The South (Part 1) by Marie Brennan published 2017/10/06 appearances: Irugel (horse); Iuchi Rimei, Naegi (horse) Shinjo Tatsuo, Tama (ashigaru) Synopsis: A patrol of Unicorn pursue an unknown threat across the wilds. To The South (Part 2) by Marie Brennan published 2017/10/18 appearances: Hiruma Kogoe, Iuichi Rimei, Kaiu Shuichi, Kuni Heki, Shinjo Tatsuo Synopsis: Crab and Unicorn scouts work together to unravel a dangerous mystery. The Fate of Flames by Annie VanderMeer Misoda published 2017/10/30 appearances: Akodo Arasou (by reference), Akodo Toturi (by reference), Doji Hotaru (by reference), Doji Kuwanan, Doji Satsume (by reference), Kitsu Motso, Kujira (ronin), Matsu Tsuko Synopsis: Matsu Tsuko comes face-to-face with the brother of the Crane Champion. Better To Be Certain by Robert Denton III published 2017/10/31 appearances: Hida Tsuru, Hiruma Kenjiro, Hiruma Shizuyo, Hiruma Yukino Synopsis: A lone Crab faces horror and doubt in the Shadowlands. The Fires of Justice by Annie VanderMeer Misoda published 2017/11/05 appearances: Akodo Arasou (by reference), Akodo Toturi (by reference), Doji Hotaru (by reference), Doji Kuwanan, Doji Satsume (by reference), Kitsu Motso (by reference), Matsu Agetoki (by reference), Matsu Tsuko Synopsis: Matsu Tsuko and Doji Kuwana part ways, as Kuwanan rides for Kyuden Kakita. The Stories We Tell by Nancy M. Sauer published 2017/11/08 appearances: Akodo Arasou (by reference), Akodo Toturi (by reference), Amaterasu (by reference), Bayushi Kachiko (by reference), Doji-no-Kami (by reference), Doji Hotaru (by reference), Doji Kuwanan (by reference), Doji Satsume (by reference), Doji Shizue, Doji Teinko (by reference), Fukurokujin (the Fortune of Wisdom) (by reference), Hantei-no-Kami (by reference), Hantei XXXVIII (by reference), Hantei Daisetsu, Hantei Hochiahime (by reference), Hantei Sotorii (by reference), Kakita (by reference), Kakita Yoshi (by reference), Shiba Tsukune (by reference), Shiba Ujimitsu (by reference) Synopsis: The children of the late Crane Champion struggle with the truth of their father's demise. Blind Ambition by D.G. Laderoute published with Tears of Amaterasu Dynasty Pack appearances: Akodo Arasou (by reference), Akodo Toturi (by reference), Amaterasu-no-kami (by reference), Bayushi Aramoro (by reference), Bayushi Kachiko, Bayushi Shoju (by reference), Doji Hotaru (by reference), Doji Satsume (by reference), Hantei XXXVIII, Ide Tadaji (by reference), Isawa Kaede (by reference), Kakita Yoshi (by reference), Otomo Sorai, Shinjo Altansarnai (by reference), Shosuro Takeru, Yasuki Taka (by reference) Synopsis: Bayushi Kachiko maneuvers to prevent a coalition of Great Clans. Service and Sacrifice by Mari Murdock published 2017/11/15 appearances: Akodo Arasou (by reference), Akodo Kage, Akodo Matoko, Akodo Mikiu, Akodo Toturi, Daidoji Utsugiri (by reference), Doji Hotaru (by reference), Hatsuko (servant), Ikoma Ujiaki, Isawa Kaede, Isawa Ujina (Elemental Master of Void), Kakita Toshimoko (by reference), Matsu Tsuko (by reference), Shiba Tsukune Synopsis: The Lion hunger for war with the Crane, but their champion disagrees and considers stepping aside. A Difference Of Lanterns by Annie VanderMeer Misoda published with For Honor And Glory Dynasty Pack appearances: Daikoku no kami (Fortune of Wealth) (by reference), Doji Satsume (by reference), Hantei XXXVIII (by reference), Hida Kisada (by reference), Hida Yakamo (by reference), Kakita Yoshi, Yasuki Taka, Yoritomo Synopsis: The Crab Clan can expect no help from the Imperial Court ... but help may come from unexpected places. Family Duty by Robert Denton III published with Into The Forbidden City Dynasty Pack appearances: Ikoma Anakazu (by reference), Iuchi Shahai (by reference), Kiso (horse), Matsu Mitsuko (by reference), Shinjo Altansarnai, Shinjo Haruko, Shinjo Shono, Shinjo Yasamura, Tsubasa (horse), Umeboshi (horse), Utaku Hisako (by reference), Utaka Yumino, Yue (horse) Synopsis: Shinjo Shono, son of the Unicorn Champion, determines to face his erstwhile betrothed in battle after the Lion seize Unicorn land. Beneath, Below, Beyond by Annie VanderMeer Misoda published 11/22/2017 appearances: Daikoku no kami (Fortune of Wealth) (by reference), Hida Kisada (by reference), Kaimetsu (by reference),  Kakita Yoshi (by reference), Kudaka, Yasuki Taka, Yoritomo Synopsis: A fateful deal is cut, between Crab and Mantis. Court Games by D.G. Laderoute published with The Chrysanthemum Throne Dynasty Pack appearances: Akodo Arasou (by reference), Amaterasu no kami (by reference), Bayushi Kachiko,  Bayushi Shoju (by reference), Doji Hotaru (by reference), Doji Kuwanan (by reference), Doji Satsume (by reference), Doji Teinko (by reference), Hantei XXXVIII, Ide Tadaji, Ikoma Ujiaki, Kakita Asami (by reference), Kakita Toshimoko, Kakita Yoshi, Kakita Yuri, Yasuki Taka (by reference) Synopsis: The Clans maneuver in the Imperial Court but what's really going on? Flying Chariot, Standing by Gareth-Michael Skarka published 2017/11/29 appearances: Agasha Seigen (by reference), Ide Tadaji, Ikoma Anakazu (by reference), Iuchi Daiyu (by reference), Miya Satoshi, Otomo Sorai (by reference), Shinjo Altansarnai (by reference), Shosuro Takeru (by reference), Utaku Kamoko Synopsis: News of tensions between Lion and Unicorn arrives in the capital. The Bright Flame of the World's Glory by Nancy M. Sauer published with the Fate Has No Secrets Dynasty Pack appearances: Akodo no kami (by reference), Akodo Toturi, Agasha Sumiko (the Ruby Champion), Amaterasu no kami (by reference), Bayushi Aramoro, Bayushi Kachiko (by reference), Bayushi Shjou (by reference), Bayushi Yojiro, Doji Satsume (by reference), Doji Hotaru, Hantei XXXVIII, Ikoma Anakazu (by reference), Ikoma Ujiaki, Isawa Kaede, Kakita Toshimoko, Matsu Mitsuko (by reference), Matsu Tsuko (by reference), Miya Satoshi (by reference), Shinjo Altansarnai (by reference) Synopsis: Lion and Scorpion face off in the final duel of the Emerald Tournament. Honor, Loyalty, Duty by Mari Murdock published 2017/12/06 appearances: Bayushi Aramoro (by reference), Bayushi Goshiu (by reference), Bayushi Kachiko, Bayuhsi Mikuru, Bayushi Shoju (by reference), Bayushi Yojiro, Doji Satsume (by reference), Hantei XXXVIII (by reference), Kakita Yuri (by reference), Shosuro Hatsuko Synopsis: For a Scorpion Magistrate, balancing one's loyalties is a complicated and dangerous matter. Wildcats And Dragon Teeth by Lisa Farrell published 2017/12/13 appearances: Akodo Toturi (the Emerald Champion) (by reference), Agasha Sumiko (the Ruby Champion), Doji Satsume (by refrence), Hantei Sotorii, Kitsuki Yaruma Synopsis: The Crown Prince demonstrates his temperament. Fireflies by Robert Denton III published with the Meditations on the Ephemeral Dynasty Pack appearances: Akodo-no-kami (by reference), Akodo Kaede, Akodo Toturi (Emerald Champion) (by reference), Hantei-no-kami (by reference), Isawa Ujina (Elemental Master of Void) (by reference), Isawa Tadaka (by reference), Maki (servant), Seppun Ishikawa, Shiba no kami (by reference), Shinsei (by reference) Synopsis: The Empire is steeped in ominous signs but there is still room for tenderness. The Spectres of War by Lisa Farrell published 2018/2/7 appearances: Agasha Sumiko (the Ruby Champion), Akodo Arasou (by reference), Akodo Kaede, Akodo Toturi (the Emerald Champion), Bishamon (Fortune of Strength) (by reference), Daidoji Uji, Doji Hotaru (by reference), Isawa Ujina (Elemental Master of Void) (by reference), Haciman no kami (Fortune of Battle) (by reference), Kitsuki Kagi, Kitsuki Yaruma (by reference), Matsu Tsuko (by reference), Shinsei (by reference) Synopsis: The Emerald Champion visits Toshi Ranbo to ensure the spirits of those who died in battle are at rest. Repentance Does Not Come First by Robert Denton III published 2018/4/2 appearances: Asako Togama, Isawa (by refrence), Isawa Akuma (by reference), Isawa Rujo (Elemental Master of Earth), Isawa Tadaka, Isawa Ujina (Elemental Master of Void) (by reference), Shiba no kami (by reference), Shiba Testu, Shiba Tsukune (by reference), Shinesei (by reference) Synopsis: Tensions within the Phoenix Clan come to a head, resulting in a duel between the Elemental Master of Earth and his most controversial student. Tempests and Tides by Annie VanderMeer Mitsoda published with the Breath of the Kami Dynasty Pack appearances: Asahina Kenji (by reference), Asahina Maeko, Asahina Takako (by reference), Doji Kiriko (by reference), Fuu, Isawa Asahina (by reference), Kaze no kami, Kudaka, Suiten (by reference), Umi, Yoritomo Synopsis: A young shugenja does not believe the storms claiming Crane shipments are altogether natural. Sometimes it's tough being right! A Crane Takes Flight by D.G. Laderoute published 2018/7/3 appearances: Akodo no kami (by reference), Akodo Toturi (by reference), Bayushi Aramoro (by reference), Bayushi Kachiko (by reference), Daidoji Netsu, Doji Hotaru, Doji Kuwanan,  Doji Satsune (by reference), Doji Shizue (by reference), Kakita Asami (by reference), Kitsune Kuzunobu (by reference), Shosuro Hamestsu (by reference), Sun Tao (by reference) Synopsis: As the Crane face defeat on the battlefield, a long-awaited reunion of siblings goes ... poorly. Gaze Into Darkness by D.G. Laderoute published with the Tainted Land Dynasty Pack appearances: Hida Kisada (by reference), Kuni Ayame, Kuni Daigo, Kuni Mokuna (by reference), Kuni Utagu, Kuni Yori Synopsis:  Are the Kuni on the brink of discovering a new technique to battle the Shadowlands? Or just on the brink of madness? Kurosunai Village by Chris Longhurst published 2018/7/11 appearances: Katsuo, Maki, Takuhiro (dog), Tomoko, Shin (by reference), Shiro, Yasuki Hikari Synopsis: Just another day in the life of the peasantry ... Awakened by Nancy M. Sauer published with the The Fires Within dynasty Pack appearances: Apieshu, Hiruma Kogoe, Ishikibel, Iuichi Rimei, Kaiu Shuich, Kuni Heki, Shinjo Tatsuo, Shushual Synopsis: The first meeting of peoples is a delicate moment. Outsiders by Robert Denton III published 2018/7/18 appearances: Isawa Maezawa (by reference), Iuchi Takeya, Kaito Kosori, Kichi, Mayu (horse), Shiba Tsukune (by reference) Synopsis: Foreign sorcery may be the key to the elemental unbalance plaguing Phoenix lands. Dreams of Shadow by D.G. Laderoute published with the Ebb and Flow Dynasty Pack appearances: Amaterasu no kami (by reference), Doji Ninube (by reference), Doji Satsume (by reference), Hantei no kami (by reference), Isawa Ujina (Elemental Master of Void), Shosuro Hametsu, Shosuro Sadako Synopsis: A Scorpion agent may have accomplished more than she suspects. Heart of the Garden by Edward Bolme published 2018/7/25 appearances: Doji no kami (by reference), Hantei Daisetsu, Iuchi Daiyu, Iuchi Shahai, Kakita (by reference), Shinjo Altarnasai (by reference), Seppun Sanosuke, Shinjo Haruko, Shinjo Shono, Shinjo Yasamura Synopsis: A fateful friendship emerges at the heart of the Empire. Snow and Sun by Marie Brennan published with the All and Nothing Dynasty Pack appearances: Hige, Mirumoto Ichiro, Mirumoto Masahige (by reference), Kanbei, Momoe, Satto, Seijin, Shinsei (by reference), Shosuro Miyako, Tadao (by reference), Yogo Hiroue (by reference), Yuki Synopsis: The Perfect Land Sect is on the verge of moving against the Dragon Clan. Between the Lines by Marie Brennan published 2018/8/1 appearances: Amaterasu no kami (by reference), Hida Yakamo (by reference), Ikoma Tsanuri, Mirumoto Akitake, Mirumoto Hitomi, Mirumoto Satsu (by reference), Suna, Togashi Mistu Synopsis: A Dragon army marches through Lion territory on an enigmatic mission. A Swift End by Lisa Farrell published with the Elements Unbound Dynasty Pack appearances: Hosokawa Tesshu, Matsu Gohei (by reference), Matsu Mitsuko, Shinjo Altansarnai (by reference), Shinjo Shono, Utaku Yumino Synopsis: Erstwhile lovers face each other in a battle that will spark a war. Tiger Stalks His Prey by D.G. Laderoute published 2018/8/8 appearances: Akodo Kaede (by reference), Akodo Toturi, Bayushi Kachiko (by reference), Bayushi Shoju (by reference), Doji Hotaru (by reference), Emma-O (Fortune of Death) (by reference), Hantei XVI (by reference), Hantei XXXVIII, Hantei Daisetsu (by reference), Hantei Sotorii, Hosokawa Tesshu (by reference), Ikoma Anakazu (by reference), Isawa Ujina (by reference), Kakita Yoshi (by reference), Matsu Tsuko (by reference), Shinjo Altansarnai (by reference) Synopsis: Determined to secure the future pf the empire, Hantei XXXVIII discloses momentous plans to the Emerald Champion. A Simple Test by Mari Murdock published 2018/10/3 appearances: Akodo Toturi (by reference), (Bayushi) Aramasu (by reference), Bayushi Aramoro, Bayushi (Yogo) Asami, Bayushi Kachiko (by reference), Bayushi Shoju (by reference), Bayushi Yojiro, Doji Hotaru (by reference), Doji Kuwanan, Hantei XXXVIII, Hantei Sotorii, Masao, Otomo Utoshi Synopsis: Rumors of assasination swirl in Otosan Uichi - and the purported target is no less a personage than the Imperial Advisor herself. Small Mercies by Robert Denton III published 2018/10/31 appearances: Emma-O (Fortune of Death) (by reference), the Lady, Toritaka, Masaomi, Toritaka Nyotaka, Toritaka Taguchi Synopsis: Phantom Hunters of the Falcon Clan pursue their prey deep in the Shinomen Forest. Imperial Gifts by Robert Denton III published 2018/11/4 appearances: Bayushi Yojiro (by reference), Doji Shizue, Doji Teinko (by reference), Doji Yasurugi (by reference), Fumio, Hantei no kami (by reference), Hantei Daisetsu, Hantei Sotorii, Hida no kami (by reference), Iuchi Shahai, Kaiu (by reference), Kakita Asami (by reference), Kakita Yuri (by reference), Kozue (by reference), Akari (family name not given) (by reference) Synopsis: Yearning hearts portend dark paths. Children of the Empire, Part 1 by D.G. Laderoute published 2019/1/30 appearances:  Akodo no kami (by reference), Akodo Toturi (by refernce), Bayushi Dairu, Bayushi Shoju, Hantei XVI (by reference), Hantei XXXVIII, Hantei Deisetsu, Hantei Sotorii, Rezan (by reference), Shosuro Furyari (by reference) Synopsis:  The Emperor and his closest friend discuss the circumstances of his abdication. Children of the Empire, Part II by D.G. Laderoute published 2019/2/6 appearances: Akodo Toturi (by reference), Amaterasu no kami (by reference), Bayushi Dairu, Bayushi Shoju, Doji Satsume, Hantei XXXVIII, Hantei Daisetsu, Hantei Sotorii, Onnotangu no kami (by reference), Shosuro Takeru Synopsis: A duel between the Imperial heirs reveals the depth of their characters. Children of the Empire, Part III by D.G. Laderoute published 2019/2/14 appearances: Bayushi Dairu, Bayushi Shoju, Doji Satsume, Hantei XXVI (by reference), Hantei XXXVIII, Hantei Daisetsu, Hantei Sotorii, Kakita no kami (by reference) Synopsis: The duel of the heirs told once more, from another perspective. Like Seeds On The Wind by Marie Brennan published 2019/3/20 appearances: Agasha no Seiya Fukuai (by reference), Hige, Ichiro, Kistuki Shomon (by reference), Mirumoto Hyogin (by reference), Satto, Shinsei (by reference) Synopsis: The Perfect Land Sect spreads heretical hope among desperate peasants.