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Legend of the Five Rings: The Way of the Scorpion

The Way of the Clans: Book Five

Surrounded by shadows, the Scorpion weave a tapestry of lies and deceit, betrayal and treachery, all in the name of the Emperor. To lift the mask of the Scorpion is to look upon the face of truth. If you are ready to learn the darkest secrets of Rokugan, then you are ready to learn the secrets of the Scorpion Clan.

  • The "history" of the Scorpion Clan, including stories the other Clans don't want you to know
  • New Character Rules for Bayushi Courtiers, Soshi Shadow Magic, and Shosuro "Actors"
  • Excerpts from Lies, Bayushi Tangen's ancient treatise on treachery, deceit, and loyalty
  • New Skills, Techniques, Advantages, and Disadvantages, and Scorpion Ancestors
  • Information on Traitor's Grove, Bayushi's Mask, Shosuro's Cloak, and Ambition, the third Iuchiban Blade
  • New poison rules, Treachery 101, a complete Fortunes and Winds set, and the secrets of the niwatori, the ninja of the Scorpion Clan
  • And more!

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October 4th, 2020
Not only does this book provide a who's who of Scorpion Clan leaders (and enough back story on them to easily incorporate them into your game), but it also provides extensive rules and guidance for poisons, ninja, and playing the most duplicit of [...]
June 24th, 2008
This is the coolest clan book ever. If you want to really see how to play, not just scorpion, but anyone who may have to lead honor driven people around in any setting....this is the book. [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on March 14, 2007.