Master Story Index Thread
Note: this is still under construction, but will eventually be a master index of all authors and stories.
<A HREF="#Gisei">Daidoji Gisei</A>
<A HREF="#Helen">Helen Keeble</A>
<A HREF="#Shosei">Tamori Shosei</A>
<A HREF="#Uitukake">Ikoma Uitukake</A>
<A NAME="Gisei"><B>Daidoji Gisei</B></A>
The tale of Yohko and Hayaku, founder of the Daidoji family, at the dawn of the Empire.
[Ficathon #1 Entry]
A pair of Crane debate the meaning of loyalty and honor, set against the violence of the Spirit Wars.
[Ficathon #2 Entry]
An injured Crab meditates on his life
A tainted samurai confronts those who would annihilate him
A man must deal with an arranged marriage to a woman whom he does not love.
The tale of a confrontation between a Crane and a Crab army during the Second Yasuki War.
Lessons of Honor
A Crane boy has a confrontation with a Crab during the Yasuki War, ending in a lesson.
Always Coming Home:
Being the continuing tale of Daidoji Gisei and her wanderings after Oblivion's Gate.
Part I: Reflections
Wherein Gisei wanders out of the Shadowlands after the Battle of Oblivion's Gate, alone and confused.
Part II: Test of Honor
Wherein Gisei confronts a band of bandits, and a figure from her past.
Part III: The Aftermath
Wherein Gisei must return the katana of an old companion to his family, despite her own desires.
Part IV: A Glimpse of the Soul's Shadow
Wherein a confrontation with a spirit embroils Gisei in a family secret
Part V: Makoto
Wherein Gisei finally reaches her lord, and is given a purpose.
Part VI: Walking the Way
Wherein Gisei meets Doji Yamadori and Kakita Unako, and becomes involved in courtly machinations.
Part VII: Ambush
Wherein Gisei continues her courtly dance with Unako and Yamadori, through means of a story.
Part VIII: Drawing Out the Darkness
Wherein a figure out of nightmares helps Gisei to remember certain events.
Part IX: What Was Lost
Wherein we finally learn the secret of Gisei's return from the Shadowlands, and its consequences.
Part X: Ancient Promises
Wherein a confrontation between Gisei and Yamadori ends in an unexpected way.
Part XI: Show of Good Faith
Wherein Gisei must deal with her own fears and desires and her lord's commands, though they be at odds.
Part XII: The Fall of the House of Chuda
Wherein Gisei is attacked by tsukai, and must confront him... and her own demons within.
<A NAME="Helen"><B>Helen Keeble</B></A>
Mystery Yomi Theater Presents: Blood Dawn VIII
Several prominent figures from the past comment on one of the official fictions.
A fairy tale telling of a unique romance.
A gardener rescues a fox from a snare, and deals with the consequences of kindness.
As Fortunes Will
A monk is the first to welcome strangers from Rokugan's past.
A Matter of Choice
A young Crab bushi must make a decision after contracting the taint.
Stone and Storm
A meeting gives rise to an unlikely partnership.
Memories of Duty
Sequel to Stone and Storm, a woman loses herself in memories of her childhood.
A tale out of the dawn of the Empire, of the first Kuni.
Being the ongoing story of Shen, damned soul of the Crab.
Part I: By Any Other Name
Wherein a Unicorn finds himself alone in the Shadowlands with a group of the Damned.
Part II: By Another's Name
Wherein Shen discovers himself free from the Damned, but locked in another's body
Part III: In Another's Name
Wherein Shen attempts to hide his origin from the Crab whom he is fighting beside, and must deal with figures from Soujuan's past.
Part IV: In Darkness, Silence
Wherein Shen, deep in the Shadowlands, has a meeting with an old friend.
Part V: No Greater Love
Wherein Shen learns some old family secrets.
Part VI: Fall to Grace
The conclusion to Shen's story, wherein we discover the truth behind his past, and learn his ultimate destiny.
<A NAME="Shosei"><B>Tamori Shosei</B></A>
[Story Contest #8 Winner]
A son confronts his dying father on past sins.
[Story Contest #7 Finalist]
A girl, barely past her gempukku, enters the Shadowlands for the first time... and confronts herself
On the Edge of the Void
[Ficathon #3 Entry]
A vignette more than a story, a confrontation between father and son on the edge of the void... (hmm. Relationships between fathers and sons seems to be an ongoing theme of mine)
[Ficathon #2 Entry]
A Scorpion samurai has to make a decision during the tumultuous times of the Spirit Wars.
Child of Destiny
[Story Contest #6 (5? 4? Something like that) Entry]
This was supposed to be part 1 of a multipart story, but I forgot how it was going to end, so I never finished it. It's the story of an ashigaru boy, grabbed by destiny.
Power of Jade
My first story. Ever. So take it with a grain of salt. Also Shosei's first appearance, in which he is blatantly a lot smarter and more innovative than he ever gets again.
Being the ongoing saga of Tamori Shosei, Dragon Clan Alchemist and the fortunes' punching bag.
Prologue: Shadows of the Past
In which Our Hero recalls a fateful day, five years ago, when he got his gempukku, and his life changed forever.
Part I: The Oni's Claw
In which Our Hero confronts a Person from his past, and discovers that facts are much more mutable than they would appear.
Intermission: The Journal
In which Our Hero, in reading a journal left by his father, learns of certain events which have a bearing on the present.
Part I.5: Scorpion's Sting
In which we see the history of another character, and how she came to be who she is.
Part II: Yu
In which Our Hero faces an Oni, in defense of others.
Part III: Echoes of the Fallen
In which we see a view of the Dragon-Phoenix War, through the eyes of a son reading a mother's journal.
<A NAME="Uitukake"><B>Ikoma Uitukake</B></A>
A Lion's Name
An Akodo veteran returns home for his son's gempukku - to blood, betrayal, and the woman he has never ceased to love.
The Mask of Bayushi Akizaga
His enemies had him at a disadvantage - but the mask of a Bayushi can hide unexpected resources.
For a favoured client, a geisha's services can go beyond the strictly professional.
From the highest to the lowest, the Coup left nothing in Rokugan untouched.
A Matter of Duty
The trouble with teaching your enemies lessons is that sometimes they learn.
A dying Ikoma omoidasu tells his son the story behind his very first epic.
A Yogo on the Unicorn plains must choose between love, duty - and revenge.
A well brought up young Dragon passes through Ryoko Owari and sees a different side of Rokugan.
Being the ongoing saga of Bayushi Inazuma, tainted soldier of Daigotsu.
Wherein a battle is fought, and regrets pondered.
Wherein a child is born, and old friends meet.
Wherin an oni is slain, and a life destroyed.
Wherein a marriage is arranged, and a truth revealed.
Wherein a life is saved, and a friendship renewed.
A tale of the life of Mirumoto Naniyama, Dragon Clan samurai
A Perfect Exile
Being the ongoing saga of Ikoma Tsuya, Lion Clan Slacker.
Wherein Tsuya finds his place in life, only to have it disrupted.
Wherein Tsuya receives an interesting proposition.
Wherein Tsuya and Shanruko go on a journey.
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