Behind the Empty Throne

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Behind the Empty Throne
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Author Mari Murdock
Release Date 2019-10-09
Previous Black and White
Next Roar of the Lioness
Source Behind the Empty Throne
Cycle/Set Inheritance Cycle

Behind the Empty ThroneBayushi Shoju prepares to sit as the Regent of the Emerald Empire, and his first order of business will be to deal with the betrayal of his wife, Kachiko. What fate awaits the Scorpion, and what of the Dragon army moving into the city? Many questions remain, and the weight of the answers now falls upon Imperial Regent Bayushi Shoju to answer.

Fantasy Flight Games is proud to announce “Behind the Empty Throne” by Mari Murdock, a new short story set in the world of Legend of the Five Rings!

“Behind the Empty Throne” serves as both an epilogue to the Inheritance Cycle of fiction and a precursor to what's to come, and can be downloaded here. It's a new turning point for the story of Legend of the Five Rings.

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A missing prince, an Emerald Champion who has seemingly disappeared overnight, the mysterious death of the Emperor. These events changed the fate of Rokugan in an instant. What shifts will Imperial Regent Bayushi Shoju bring to the Emerald Empire? What fate awaits the Great Clans of Rokugan?