Part 30. A Long Night

Somewhere between Shinano and Owari, Spring 1546 “… Finally, remember to remind Nobunaga to keep an eye on them. He needs to learn about what we know before he comes of age. I wish I could see you now. Love,” He signed and sealed the letter in a bamboo stick. The night was dark and […]

Part 28: The Killers.

Owari Province, Spring (February) 1546 The moon was shining brightly on the spring night sky, but no matter how bright it was, it couldn’t pierce the infinite darkness of Ena forest. Thick branches of the trees split the moonlight into countless tiny rays, trickled through the murky veil. Between the ambient light and the unending […]

Part 26: Life

Author’s Note: For optimal understanding of the contents, please check Japan map pinned in the page for reference if you’re not familiar with Japan and because the strategies used in the story involved a lot around geopolitical and geographic military. The authors will be very appreciated if readers can provide us some feedback about our […]

Part 24: A Quiet Blizzard

Owari, Late Winter 1545. Looking at the ferocious blizzard raging on the castle wall, James held tightly on his fox-fur coat as he reminisced the first winter away from home. Even though that was the first time he lived in the place he had always wanted, it was so bland that he couldn’t remember much, […]

Part 22: It Was So Much Pain

Owari, Winter 1545. He stood on top of a hill, looked at the moon and wondered when the last time he saw such a bright and full night sky was. He hadn’t spent time outside enjoying his surroundings like this for a while. He was so captivated in Rene’s business. There were new troubles at […]