Elsewhere in the Empire 1 - Tanuki Justice

Elsewhere in the Empire, Toku Tora tells of Tanuki Justice's fateful encounter with the notorious opium smuggler Hard Hoji Harinezumi. Based on the short comic by Peter Violini, novelized by Peter Violini, recorded by...you guessed it: Peter Violini (and James).

As the name suggests, this bonus episode takes place apart from the main story and characters of Shadows in the West. We will resume our regular release schedule on Thursday, November 1st. Thanks for your patience throughout our hiatus!

Episode 7 - Kitsune Mori, Part 2

Don't you believe in fate?

Crow is haunted by dreams of her past, struggling to remember her last visit to Kitsune Mori. Unable to sleep, she sets off into the forest on her own in search of the poachers' whereabouts.

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Episode 6 - Kitsune Mori, Part 1

The samurai finally make their way to Kitsune Mori to return the braid of Chizu to its final resting place. They bond over oden, onsen, and sumai wrestling, but soon find that things are amiss in the forest.

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Episode 5 - A Sleeping Scorpion, Part 3

The samurai return to Beiden with the monk, but there is more that Bayushi Kushiro would ask of them. His final request starts them down a path they are scarcely prepared to travel.

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Episode 4 - A Sleeping Scorpion, Part 2

The samurai, deprived of sleep after the unsettling events of their first night in Beiden, set out to unravel the mystery of whatever darkness is haunting the mountain pass.

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Shadows in the West's Extra Spicy Pride Special

In honor of Pride, we decided to answer some listener questions regarding LGBT content in SITW as well as our thoughts on general LGBT representation as a whole. Thank you to all the folks who sent questions in for this episode! From all of us here in Gay Rokugan, HAPPY PRIDE!!!

Episode 3 - A Sleeping Scorpion, Part 1

Following Ikeda Akimitsu's wedding, the samurai must decide which route to take to Kitsune Mori. Decisions are made, and regret follows close on their heels.

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Episode 2 - A Lion Wedding, Part 2

As Ikeda Akimitsu's wedding draws closer, the samurai are forced to investigate strange occurrences in the Ikeda household.

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Episode 1 - A Lion Wedding, Part 1

Following the burning of the Red Fox Inn, the samurai gather at Akodo Torokai's request to discuss their plans as yoriki moving forward.

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Zuihitsu - The Direction of Fate

Fickle is the will of the Kami

Following the final confrontation with the Red Foxes, Crow seeks to ease her troubled conscience.

Zuihitsu are smaller episodes occasionally released between main story episodes. They are short stories centered around smaller, slice of life scenes between various members of the cast, or narrative insights into character backstories.

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