Emerald Empire: The Legend Of Five Rings Companion was the fourth source book for Third Edition of the Legend of the Five Rings roleplaying game. AEG L5R Emerald Empire O – Free ebook download as PDF File .pdf), Text File ( .txt) or read book online for free. From what I can gather Emerald Empire simply explores the world of rokugan, but I haven’t been able to get my hands on a copy to flip through.

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The Gozuku Alliance did not appear until the end of the fourth century, but that even was so important it dwarfs everything else that happened in this period. They were quite wrong, and soon fell under the influence of the Shadowlands Taint. Akodo, the war leader of Empure forces, was a tactical genius but he could only slow down the Shadowlands assault.

The formation of the Emerald Magistrates and the Imperial Legions also established the Empire’s tradition of law enforcement and political appointments. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Emreald their Emperor’s command, the other seven Kami set forth to gather followers to their banners, and to pacify the land in the name emera,d the Hantei.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. These two institutions would come to play vital roles in Rokguan’s governance. The Moon God thus decided his children must die.

The Black Scrolls had been entrusted to the Scorpion Clan’s care at the founding of the Empire and they had remained safe for a thousand years, but emegald century would see each one opened smpire used, heralding the return of the dark god Fu Leng. Many of the traditions and archetypes of samurai life were formed during this time, especially by Hantei Genji, the “Shining E,erald.

He formally disbanded the Scorpion Clan and executed many leaders of the clan as punishment for their actions. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Lady Sun, Amaterasu, was enraged by the death of her husband and left her position in the Celestial Heavens. All looked hopeless, until a young, unknown shugenja named Kuni Osaku called forth remarkable power from within herself and raises a river into a wall of water to stand in the path of the Shadowlands army.

The first century also saw dynamic changes in the land itself. Iuchiban’s gaijin sorcery made it impossible to actually kill him, so the people of Rokugan imprisoned him in a secret tomb designed to contain his power forever. The Kami of the Crab had no desire to meddle in politics, so the fate of the Empire was firmly in the hands of mortals. Honestly, L5R 4th Edition has been putting out some amazing books, and this is no different. After the ninth child was consumed and the sake drunk, Onnotangu was so stupefied that Amaterasu was able to feed him a stone in place of her last child, Hantei.


One by one, he captured each of them and swallowed them whole, while Amaterasu wept for their demise. The weakened Emperor succumbed to Fu Leng’s power, and brought Shadowlands creatures into the emeraod of Rokguan to prepare for the Second Day of Thunder. The Scorpion Clan Champion, Bayushi Rikoji, realized from the start that there was something wrong with the mysterious Crane gift.

I do wonder about a book called ‘Thousand Years of Peace’ for further emplre, places, and history. They felt they did not understand enough about the Shadowlands, and the Elemental Masters were not accustomed to lacking full information on every situation.

The Naga Empire was vast, and came into conflict with a race of immortals from a distance land known as teh Ashalan, as well as with the Lying Darkness, the primordial shadow spared by Onnotangu, and the power of Jigoku, which they collectively called the Foul.

The children of the Sun and Moon wandered the world, interacting with mankind before returning to speak with one another. Rules were instituted to improve the treatment of the common folk, to protect hostages and prisoners, and to place some legal constraints on the use of torture.

He opened the first of several Black Scrolls to dmpire the Empire for Shoju’s defeat. Nevertheless, Iuchiban and Hantei XVI offered l5t cautionary warning of what might happen if divine power fell into the wrong hands. Some people followed Toturi Tsudao, his eldest daughter by the Empress. The vast legion of Lost which resulted came to be known as the Dark Moto. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Secret cult cells began to form in all the Emerwld Clan lands, clandestinely worshipping the head of their cult.

The Little Teacher believed the Kami could not do this, despite their great strength. After a difficult journey, the Kami discovered his son, mortally wounded by Fu Leng, had been emerrald by the corrupting touch of the Shadowlands.

A sense of horror colored the beginning of the sixth century with the rise of Iuchiban. Emlire Rokugani continued to adjust to the arrival of the Unicorn Clan. The Realm of Evil had consumed him with insidious whispers, manipulating Fu Leng until he became the leader of that malignant place. The second hundred years of Rokugan’s history were a welcome respite from the tumultuous events that had marked the birth of the Empire. Write a customer review.


The disappearance of Toturi the First sparked another series of large-scale wars and conflicts among the Great Clans. It apparently contains everything that the 4th Edition Core book contains with a few add ons For Toturi himself the Emperor reserved the worst punishment he could imagine for a samurai.

Emerald Empire: The Legend of Five Rings Companion

As it was, this minor meeting resulted in a giant naval battle and the death of the Empress. The Heavens would judge the samurai most worthy to head a new dynasty on the Imperial Throne, a dynasty with the true favor of the divine.

The Lying Darkness was defeated, reduced to a shell of its former power. They began to name all they found there, such as stones, trees, deer, and all other things imaginable.

Now calling themselves the Unicorn Clan, they were unaware of the Shadowlands threat and approached their ancestral homeland from the south. With the mortal realm fully formed, Amaterasu and Onnotangu returned to the Celestial Heavens, and Lord Moon’s ardor for Lady Sun grew more powerful with each passing moment until, driven by his obsessive love, he pursued the Sun across the sky, creating the cycle of day and night.

The rescue of Emperor Emegald did little to end these battles, since the Lying Darkness had corrupted him and his actions became erratic and destructive.

Above was the Celestial Heavens, while below the moral realm was born, as were the various other spirit realms dmpire, finally, Jigoku, the Realm of Evil.

Emerald Empire: Fourth Edition

This book will answer any left over questions. The Empire of Rokugan uses a dating system devised by the Isawa family, which measures time from the year of the Empire’s founding. Among the most prominent was the Tribe of Isawa, named for their leader, the most powerful spell-caster known to exist in the mortal realm.

The Crab crushed the Shadowlands army, slew the Maw, and forced his shattered army back to the south. Stop doubting, they have done it.