By the Stroke of a Brush

Read a New Short Story Set in the World of Legend of the Five Rings 


The shadow of Doji Satsume hangs heavy around the neck of the Crane Clan. Some, like Doji Hotaru, believe Satsume’s death to be a thing of the past. Others, like Doji Kuwanan believe Satsume was killed by foul play, and will do whatever it takes to investigate the former Emerald Champion’s death. These differing viewpoints have splintered the Crane Clan, and what does this fracture mean during the most chaotic night of Rokugan’s history?

Fantasy Flight Games is proud to present "By the Stroke of a Brush" by Lisa Farrell, a new short-story set in the world of Legend of the Five Rings!

"By the Stroke of a Brush" follows up on several Crane Clan stories, including A Crane Takes Flight, and can be downloaded here (4.1 mb).

A Fractured Clan

The Crane Clan have splintered, in part due to a decision by the Legend of the Five Rings: The Card Game community during the 2017 Winter Court. This conflict is represented in the Justice for Satsume dynasty pack by Doji Kuwanan (Justice for Satsume, 50) and a new version of Doji Hotaru (Justice for Satsume, 49). These dueling Champions can’t fight in conflicts together, but each provides powerful new tactics for the Crane.

Will these children of Satsume ever repair their relationship, and what role do the Crane have to play in the events to come? And who will be the Clan Champion after all is said and done? The Crane's future is shrouded in mystery, if they have one at all. 

Join the battle of the Crane with Justice for Satsume, available now for pre-order form your local retailer or our website, and keep an eye on our website for more Legend of the Five Rings Fiction, coming soon! 

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