"No man can know his own destiny until it is complete." - The Keeper
The reign of Toturi is at an end, and now it falls to his heirs to determine the future of the Empire. The Four Winds clash among themselves to determine who shall rule Rokugan. The Dark Lord Daigotsu makes plans to restore his evil god to his former glory. Yet even when a new Emperor is chosen, this is not the end of Rokugan's troubles. Iuchiban, master of the Bloodspeakers, escapes his prison. A Rain of Blood falls upon the Empire, corrupting all those with sinister intent. The descendant of Shinsei returns, hoping to restore enlightenment to the heroes of the Empire, but has he arrived too late?
The Lotus sourcebook recounts a tumultuous time in Rokugan's history, the rise of the Four Winds and the reign of the Bloodspeaker, Iuchiban. Players of the Legend of the Five Rings CCG are familiar with these events as the Gold and Diamond Story Arcs. This sourcebook not only contains the important people and events of this era, but also updates events for campaigns set in the Lotus/Dark Lotus period.
- Thrilling fantasy setting based on the myths and culture of Japan, China, and other Asian nations.
- A new generation of the beloved Legend of the Five Rings roll-and-keep system.
- Recounts the events of the popular Gold and Diamond Edition Story Arcs.