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 27: The Next Alliance – Chapter 2

Suruga, Late Winter 1545 (January 1546) It had been hectic for Rene since he got back from being a border control captain to being a court member last week. Day one, the trio Henry, Mark, Rosario and him arrived at Hikuma castle and had the briefing with Hidenaga. The next day, the trio left in […]

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 25: The Next Alliance – Chapter 1

Totomi, Winter 1545 “I honestly have no idea what to say right now.” Jim, also known as Matsudaira Hidenaga, uttered his disgruntled words through the crack of his teeth. He sat behind his table in the war room, with four other people, inside the newly restored Hikuma castle, sheltered away from the snow outside. “Well, […]

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, […]

Map: Japan Provincial + Road Map

This is the Japan provincial map that we the authors have been using. Our story is expanding beyond the original location of Owari and Mikawa provinces, thus we believe it is beneficial for you guys to have a map reference for the story. Thank you for your constant supports and we look forward to hearing your […]

Part 23: A Fitting End

Suruga, Winter 1545 Ten thousands was a great number. Twenty thousands was a greater number. Yet, in the question of war, numbers did not decide everything. Twenty thousands men, fully armed and well trained, under the Imagawa blue and yellow banner, mounted an offensive against the Totomi provincial castle and suffered a humiliating defeat against […]