L5r: Legend of the Five Rings

Shosuro Palace (Ryoko Owari)

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.

Shosuro Palace (Ryoko Owari)

Shosuro Palace

The Shosuro Palace sat in the summit of a hill in the Old Section of Ryoko Owari Toshi. It was a simple structure from the outside, but inside were endless passages, connecting rooms, trick doors, hidden rooms, and subterranean chambers. [1] It was the first Governor's residence. The top of the palace was the highest spot in Ryoko Owari. [2]

Destroyed Edit

It was razed to the ground during the Crab Invasion of Scorpion lands in the 7th century, shortly before the Crab released the city. The returned governor Shosuro Sanekata only could afford a modest structure of wood and brick. The newest additions made the central house looked shabby by comparison. It was destroyed during the short Lion occupation, but some said the returning Scorpion troops destroyed it to make a new third Palace. [2]

Destroyed Again Edit

During the Clan War in the 12th century the Crab again burned the palace to the ground, and was left untouched for years by the Unicorn. The secret chambers beneath the mansion served as a sort of way station for the Scorpion who went into hiding. [3]

Rebuilt Edit

The governor's residence was rebuilt and modified somewhat by Unicorn craftsmen to better reflect their new controllers. The subtle changes in architecture and decoration were largely gaijin in nature, a fact that maddened the city's Scorpion citizens to no end. [3]


  1. City of Lies: Location Guide, p. 51
  2. 2.0 2.1 City of Lies: Player's Guide, p. 31
  3. 3.0 3.1 Way of the Thief, p. 65

Scorpion This Scorpion 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