Shadows in the West

Episode 16 - Small Court of the Asahina, Part 3

Lion in a Crane's Nest

Tensions are high even in the earliest proceedings of court. Following an uncomfortable morning, Doji Sayuri seeks to learn more about the samurai in Akodo Torokai's service.

Episode 15 - Small Court of the Asahina, Part 2

Birds of a Feather

After meeting their host and settling in at Son of the Crane Castle, the samurai attend an opulent dinner hosted by Asahina Takeshi. They make the acquaintance of several fellow court-goers, and run into a few familiar faces as well.

Episode 14 - Small Court of the Asahina, Part 1

A Fox and Two Cranes

After recovering from a night of celebration with the kitsune of the forest, the samurai bid their farewells and set out for court.

SitW's 2018 in Retrospect

Spring of Drowned Liondad-Riding-Pony-Carrying-Two-Crabs-and-Horse

The entire cast & crew get together with alcohol and discuss 2018 in SITW, TTRPGs, L5R, and podcasts...among other things. Big and messy and full of bad words. Listen at your peril.

Episode 13 - Kitsune Mori, Part 8

The samurai return to Kitsune Mori Mura, where Torokai confronts Crow about the incident in the cave. The next day, Kitsune Mara seeks each of them out for a final farewell.

Episode 12 - Kitsune Mori, Part 7

Unable to sleep, Crow goes on a late night walk to clear her head, running into some unlikely company along the way. The samurai then make their final push into the forest, where Crow is forced to confront a past from which she can no longer run.

This episode contains significant violence. Listener discretion is advised.

A Holiday Message from Akodo Torokai

The holidays can be a rough time for a lot of people, especially those of us under the LGBT+ umbrella. If you are struggling to make it through, we hope this message from our beloved Lion Dad can help to bolster your spirit for the season. From all of us in the Shadows in the West crew...happy holidays!!!

Episode 11 - Kitsune Mori, Part 6

The samurai return to Kitsune Mori Mura to report their findings to Torokai and Toshio. Crow sets out to return the rescued foxes to their homes, and in the process meets someone quite unexpected.

Episode 10 - Kitsune Mori, Part 5

Daiyu, Atsu, and Crow resume their search for poachers in the forest. Things don't go as planned, and they soon make a grim discovery with unsettling implications.

Episode 9 - Kitsune Mori, Part 4

After searching the poachers' camp for clues, Daiyu, Atsu, and Crow return to Kitsune Mori Mura to tend to wounds and report their findings to Kitsune Toshio.

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