Fandom

L5r: Legend of the Five Rings

Shiba Kieru

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.

Shiba Kieru was a yojimbo of the Phoenix Clan who fell to the Shadows.

Dark Secret Edit

Kieru trained to became a yojimbo of the Isawa. He suffered from epilepsy, an affliction which could leave him as unreliable for his duty. It went unnoticed partly through simple luck but also through the use a coconction of powerful herbs obtained from discreet merchants. [1]

Blackmailed Edit

One of the merchants sold his secret to a Bayushi, who blackmailed Kieru. Eventually a ronin offered a way out of his bondage for a future favor, and Kieru readily agreed. The next day his affliction was known by everybody, putting an end to the Scorpion's blackmail – and to his career as a yojimbo. Kieru was reassigned to minor duties in an obscure posting. [1]

Decending into Darkness Edit

Kieru abandoned his post to start a quest of vengeance. He spent months chasing him, in the shadowy lowest levels of society, but never quite able to run the man down. Kieru began to suffer bizarre dreams, and as time went on, the shadows became deeper and more familiar to him. Eventually Kieru had attracted the attention of the Shadows, and he was fully consumed. Shiba Kieru no longer existed, being replaced by a minion of the Darkness. [1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Enemies of the Empire, p. 141


Phoenix This Phoenix Clan related 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