[Dragon-new] Re: [dragon] Dragon/Crab unity?
barryakunz at hotmail.com
Fri Feb 22 21:22:09 EST 2002
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>From: BayushiHitomi at aol.com
>My husband and I are relatively new to the L5R card game and we came across
>a perplexing dilemma just a moment ago. Since I am a Dragon >member, I
>thought I'd ask (he is a Crab).
>He just noticed on his Mirumoto Taiu card that the picture is of a Crab
>clan member. Why is this? His armor and weaponry all indicate that he is
>a Crab, yet he is listed as a Dragon clan member. What is the reasoning
Below is the only offical comment on Mirumoto Taiu.
--- Rich Wulf <rwulf at m...> wrote:
>Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2001 03:40:08 -0500
>To: dragon at m...
>From: Rich Wulf <rwulf at m...>
>Subject: Re: dragon-digest Digest V2001 #301
>Reply-to: dragon at m...
> >Someone please tell me whats going on, cos I dont
> >believe my eyes. Thats a guy standing on the Kaiu
> >walls, wielding a bow carved from a tseubo, firing
> >at onis, wearing crab armor and with a big Crab mon
> >in the middle!! This guy is a Mirumoto?? He even
> >has the trade mark dodgy tash of the crab, if he ever
> >gets exped Im sure hell have a weird ass hat!!
>... Bow carved out of a tetsubo?
>Okay, I'll admit he's wearing a Crab mon on his
>(green) armor, but that thing he's holding is just a daikyu.
> >Rich please please please come up with something
> >fast to explain all of this. Has that marriage of
> >convience taken place so fast Hida Taiu didnt get a
> >chance to leave the wall? mysterious mix up at birth?
> >too much hair for an ise-zumi? Do we now have some
> >sort of a crab alliance all of a sudden? is there
> >even a dragon clan left or are we just the left
>overs from all the others???
>Don't get all worked up over this; friendly "hostage" exchanges happen in
>Rokugan all the time. Occasionally those folks are
>allowed to swear fealty. This fellow happens to be a former Hiruma. > He's
>not on the Kaiu Wall;
>And whether you think the above is a quickly formulated excuse or was
>planned all along, well that's between you and your respective deity. > At
>any rate, it's Taiu's story. More background on him
>will be forthcoming. (And no, he's not part of the challenge booth > >
>prize; the Crab/Dragon hostage exchange is still on the way.)
> >Hitomi Hokosaki
>L5R Writer Guy
Note that since this post was made to the Dragon list back in September,
there has been no further information forthcoming about Mirumoto Taiu.
Dragon Clan Hatamoto
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