Fandom

L5r: Legend of the Five Rings

Rikugame

28,047pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Tortoise

A Tortoise

The tortoise, a land-dwelling reptile shielded with a shell, was the wisest of all the creatures under the Celestial Heavens. [1] The rikugame was favored creature of both Suitengu, Fortune of the Sea, and Jurojin, Fortune of Longevity. [2]

Sacred Tortoise Edit

The Kasuga came into possession of an ancient tortoise, and their records showed it had been in their care since the founding of their clan, making it the oldest mortal being in the Empire. Some allegued it was the creature in which the fabled Someisa was transformed after she talked to Shinsei. [3]

Tortoises in the Art Edit

Artisans often displayed tortoises in netsuke with hexagonal shapes, sometimes with dizzying arrays of smaller hexagons hidden within the art-form. In Rokugani culture the minogame or “straw raincoat turtle” was named thusly because its tail resembled a farmer's straw coat. [2]

See Also Edit

External Links Edit

References

  1. The Lost Secret of the Tao
  2. 2.0 2.1 Book of Water, p. 127
  3. Secrets of the Empire, p. 101


Smallwikipedialogo This page uses content from Wikipedia. The original article was at Tortoise. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with L5r: Legend of the Five Rings Wiki, the text of Wikipedia is available under the GNU Free Documentation License.


This article is a stub. That means that it has been started, but is incomplete. You can help by adding to the information here.

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki