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Ide Shikibu 
Ide Shikibu 
Born: Unknown 
Died: Unknown 
Spouse: Ide Baranato 
Children: Ide Michikane,
Ide Asamitsu

Ide Shikibu was married to Ide Baranato, and had two sons, Ide Michikane, and Ide Asamitsu. They lived at Ryoko Owari Toshi. [1]

Son's death Edit

The loss of Michikane with an opium overdose hurt her deeply, ashamed by the way he died [2] in 1122. Shikibu follower her traditions and made a soup that contained her own blood and poured it on the grave to feed her son's ghost and settle it. This ritual was an usual one for the Unicorn when a child died before his parents, to apologize to the child for not dying first. [3]

Opium War Edit

His husband was a good man but the matter pushed him too far and he engineered the Opium War as revenge for their son's death. [4]


  1. City of Lies: Player's Guide, p. 56
  2. City of Lies: GM's Guide, p. 34
  3. City of Lies: Player's Guide, pp. 59-60
  4. City of Lies: GM's Guide, p. 32

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