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Shadow War


At Twilight the Knives Still Shine

In Kowloon, the bamboo Princes stir insurrection against the bloodless, ancient mandarins of the Quincunx. In Korea, two elders of the Green Courts swear ritual enmity in a midnight war, as each has been told that the other is akuma. In California, freed from the dictates of civilized warfare, the Kuei-jin seek to wash away the hapless kin-jin with sudden savagery. Everywhere, the Kuei-jin are at war.

At Midnight, They Are Red with Blood

Shadow War is a guide to warfare, both formal and otherwise, among the Kuei-jin. From the honorable strife of the twilight war to the relentless savagery of midnight was against the Yama King's servants, from the battles outside the Middle Kingdom to the means the youngest Wan Kuei use in their struggles against their elders, everything a Kuei-jin needs to know about taking the field of battle is here.

Shadow War Includes:

  • The true story of the Kuei-jin invasion of California
  • Tactics and rituals for declaring midnight war
  • Wars of the Kuei-jin against their elders, the secrets of manipulating Scarlet Screens and more!
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May 23rd, 2019
Shadow War is a great title to have if you want detailed information on the Twilight War, Midnight War, The Bone Princes, and the Jade Invasion. When the Kuei-Jin have conflicts that need resolved or insults have gone too far, a Twilight War is organi [...]
November 28th, 2015
This is an excellent book as of all of White Wolf although I would rescan it if possible for some pages have a dark background and it seems the font used doesn't show clearly as other books from the series. [...]
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August 30, 2019
This title was added to our catalog on April 21, 2009.