Beneath, Below, Beyond

Read a New Tale Set in the World of Legend of the Five Rings


"My clan sees little value between the minor clans and the great ones, of captain and sailor—when the wave breaks upon the deck, it pulls at my feet, same as any commoner’s. And my station will not save me if we founder in a storm."
-Yoritomo, Beneath, Below, Beyond

While the seven Great Clans of Rokugan vie for superiority on the battlefield and in the courts, there is no question of who owns the seas. That distinction belongs to the Mantis. A Minor Clan made up of fearsome pirates, the Mantis are led by Yoritomo, the Son of Storms. To some, he is a notorious pirate; to others, a dashing leader. Across the Emerald Empire, Yoritomo and the Mantis inspire fear, and seafaring ships are always wary of attack from the formidable Clan.

In "A Difference of Lanterns," the fiction found in the For Honor and Glory Dynasty Pack, Crab Clan daimyō Yasuki Taka had the pleasure of briefly meeting Yoritomo before being whisked away to parts unknown. After unsuccessfully lobbying for aid from Kakita Yoshi, what can Yasuki Taka learn from Yoritomo? What does the Son of Storms have in store for the wily trader?

Fantasy Flight Games is proud to present "Beneath, Below, Beyond" by Annie Vandermeer Mitsoda, a brand-new piece of fiction set in the world of Legend of the Five Rings. The fiction focuses on the Crab and Mantis Clans and can be found here (1.2 MB).

Be sure to check the Fantasy Flight Games website every week during the Imperial Cycle releases for even more Legend of the Five Rings fiction as well as previews for Legend of the Five Rings: The Card Game and Battle for Rokugan!

Make a deal and pre-order Into the Forbidden City (L5C04), the third Dynasty Pack in the Imperial Cycle for Legend of the Five Rings: The Card Game from your local retailer or from our website

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