House of the Morning Star

House of the Morning Star

The House of the Morning Star was a geisha house on the Teardrop Island in Ryoko Owari Toshi. [1]

Appearance Edit

It was large, graceful and traditional one-story gisha house. Its decoration had style and taste, with well-tended garden and pond. Its purpouse was to satisfy expectations, and it did so. [2] In its heyday, it rivaled the House of Foreign Stories as the second most prestigious geisha house on Teardrop Island. [3]

Murder Edit

Ide Michikane, son of Ide Baranato, leader of the Unicorn in the city, was found dead by an opium overdose. These event was instrumental in the beginning of the Opium War. [4]

Black Lotus Edit

During the years following the Scorpion Coup and the Clan War the house soon became a pale shade of its former glory. In the second half of the 12th century the house again become a prominent attraction on the Teardrop Island. It was managed by the Black Lotus Cartel as an outstanding means of scattering koku acquired during criminal enterprises. [5]

Known Okasan Edit

This is a list of the known okasan of the house:


  1. 1.0 1.1 City of Lies: Player's Guide, p. 41
  2. City of Lies: Location's Guide, p. 47
  3. Way of the Thief, p. 68
  4. City of Lies: GM's Guide, p. 80
  5. Way of the Thief, p. 68
  6. Make Them Pay (Dark Allies flavor)
  7. City of Lies: City of Stories, p. 78

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