Ikoma Kaoku

Ikoma Kaoku

Ikoma Kaoku was a Historian of the Lion Clan.

Sensei Edit

In 1119 Kaoku instructed Miya Yumi, niece of the Miya Daimyo Miya Yoto, in the history and law of Rokugan. [1]

Ikoma Records Edit

Kaoku was appointed as the chief librarian of the Ikoma Histories. He dedicated his life to building a reference system that was easier to use during six decades. Many criticized Kaoku's work, but Lion Clan Champion Akodo Toturi silenced those complaints with a sanction for him to continue. [2]

Winter Court - 1123 Edit

In 1123 Kaoku wrote a small text of the Empire's past for the Winter Court at Kyuden Seppun. [3]

Clan War Edit

Kaoku sometime after the Second Day of Thunder, wrote a letter to an unnamed friend. In this letter he explained that he had collected various correspondances sent during the time of the Scorpion Coup and he hoped that, in the wake of the return of Fu Leng, the letters could shed some light on the true events of the Coup and Clan War. [4]

Toturi's Return Edit

Kaoku was the historian who noted down the victory of Bayushi Aramoro in the contest held by Toturi known as the "Gift of the Emperor". [5]

Ikoma family excuses Lion Corruption Edit

Kaoku as other Ikoma excused the Kitsu for their corruption, a obliged sacrifice for the good of the Lion Clan. [6] [7]

External Links Edit


  1. Winter Court: Kyuden Kakita, p. 113
  2. Way of the Lion, pp. 42-43
  3. Winter Court: Kyuden Seppun, p. 87
  4. Clan Letters Prelude (Imperial Herald v.2 #4)
  5. The Gift of the Emperor, by Ree Soesbee
  6. Overconfidence (Ambition's Debt flavor)
  7. Parade Ground Practice (Ambition's Debt flavor)

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