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L5R Short Fiction: Why He Wrote
This official L5R fiction was originally published on the Imperial Assembly on October 31st 2015, at
L5R Halloween Fiction - 2015
Why He Wrote
By Robert Denton
Special thanks to Joe Simurdiak
and the other L5R fans on Facebook
who suggested topics for this fiction.
“It is the fate of every lord to betray his vassals.
It is the fate of every vassal to be betrayed.”
- The Prophecies of Uikku

In all of Rokugan, there is no playwright quite like Hirohashi. He was not the greatest, nor the most acclaimed. His works lack the technical skill of Kakita Morushijin, the exquisite detail of Miya Hatori, or the vision of the esteemed Miya Mai. But Hirohashi had a way of telling a story that built a world around the viewer and made them feel as though they lived within it. He once told me that the audience could sense when the playwright was dishonest, portraying something of which he had no knowledge or experience. If the author
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L5R Short Fiction: Kanshi
In the era of Emperor Edition, noble warriors of the Crab struggle with the burdens of their clan and how they fit into a bold new Empire. One of the Empire’s greatest boons has become the Crab’s greatest enemy: peace.
This official fiction was originally published on March 4th 2012, on

By Robert Denton
Edited by Fred Wan
Beyond the Kaiu Wall, the Shadowlands were silent. Not the forbidding stillness of a predator's gaze, nor the eerie stillness of which they were famous, the quiet of menace, the calm of death. This was a silence that stirred in the gentle brush of the wind, parting the haze of orange fire curtaining the black of night, as if to reveal the sky-strewn constellation-faces of the Fortunes. It was as if the land had temporarily abated its inherent blasphemy. It was peace. Peace in the Shadowlands. Even the River of the Last Stand, normally loud with reckless crashing, was silent. The lands themselves were peaceful. The Shadowl
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I've been gone for a while, DeviantArt. But now I'm back again.

I wasn't feeling very confident about my abilities as an artist. I'm nowhere near where I want to be, and I've gotten into the habit of second-guessing everything I do. Sometimes, it feels impossible to get to where I want to be on a technical level... I'm still just beginning in many ways.

But I owe it to my friends to keep on working at it, to keep on trying. Even if I am never at the level I want to be, I can't leave this behind. I'm going to keep on working. Progress is going to be slow, but there will be progress. I promise.


Robert E Denton III
United States
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Keep up the good work, Spooky.

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