Fantasy Flight Games has announced a new supplement for the Legend of the Five Rings RPG. it's called Path of Waves and it gives players more insight into the world of Rokugan. In this preview for the upcoming book, they took at look at some of the Ronin characters therein. These warriors are not beholden to any particular clan or house, instead moving as they please across the land.
From the post:
Rokugan is a land of honor and turmoil. As dangers both on the battlefield and in the courts threaten the throne, the seven Great Clans struggle to guide Rokugan through these troubled times and leave their mark on the Emerald Empire. In the Legend of the Five Rings Roleplaying Game, you have the chance to enter this fantastical empire and embark on your own unique journey that could lead Rokugan into a new age.
But there are those in Rokugan who exist outside of the Celestial Order. To them, the troubles and schemes of the Great Clans mean little as they fight tooth and nail just to survive on the fringes of the empire. In Path of Waves, you gain insight into the lives of the rōnin, gaijin, and outcasts who see the Emerald Empire through different eyes, opened to the ugliness of a world set against them. But they also have a rare gift. No one gives them orders; no Great Clan decides who they are. They are truly free.
Today, we offer you a closer look at the life of the rōnin, which you may choose to embrace in the Path of Waves sourcebook for the Legend of the Five Rings Roleplaying Game—now available for pre-order at your local retailer or online through our website with free shipping within the continental United States!