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The Wailing Woman was a ghost of unknown origin which haunted the Red Lake. [1]

Appearance Edit

The ghost was dressed in white robes, walking by the lake's shore each night at dusk. She wore a shawl, and a brilliant golden fan hung from her obi. [2]

Origin Edit

Some said she was the widow of a samurai who fell during tne Battle of the Hour of the Wolf, while others claimed she was a traveler who drowned in the lake more recently. There were those who said she guarded a great treasure, the booty carried by the Crane army into the ill-fated battle which had sunk beneath the lake. [3]


  1. Way of the Lion, pp. 113-114
  2. Way of the Lion, p. 113
  3. Way of the Lion, p. 114

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