Emperor Edition Themes: Phoenix – The Path of Man

Ah, the Path of Man, now this is a theme I can deal with. The Asako family is one that has had many personalities printed for it but mostly they have been shugenja.  Most of the Asako monks that have been printed have been bloodspeakers.  That makes predicting what the…

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Emperor Edition Themes: Mantis – Spirits of Kitsune Mori

  Back in Fire and Shadow at the end of the Jade Arc, Yoritomo’s Alliance was coming apart at the seams. The Fox clan (Kitsune family) had decided to try and split from the Alliance thanks to the intervention of the Crane. It still welcomed other ‘minor’ clans of the…

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Emperor Edition Themes: Spider – Minions of the Shadow Dragon

I’m sure your wondering why the Kolat care about the Faceless Shadow?  Well, you must know how to fight which cannot be seen. The last Open World Championships in L5R was the final battle at Oblivion’s Gate, where the Great Clans fought against the Shadow.  The event was won by…

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Emperor Edition Themes: Crab – Economic Warfare

Several weeks ago, AEG began releasing their planned themes for each clan for Emperor Edition.  Today, I begin a review of each of those themes. Economic Warfare is a fairly new theme in L5R.  Right now the Mantis seem to have a monopoly on this theme.  Currently they employ an…

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