(Day 9, Early Afternoon) The Return

The rumored secret texts and techniques kept within the Hundred Stances Dojo makes it a tempting target for military action in times of war, so a tower was built to watch for signs of impending attacks.
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(Day 9, Early Afternoon) The Return

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As morning gives way to afternoon, Seppun Osokawa and her administrative entourage gather near the main gate to await the return of the supply runners and their report from Roaring Thunder Village. She glances up at the guards on the watchtower, one of whom shakes his head - no sign of them yet. So they wait...

...and wait...

...and wait...

...and then the sun starts descending toward the western horizon. Osokawa looks back to the guards on the tower.

"Nothing?" she asks.

"No sign of 'em," replies the guard. "We'll let you know if anything changes."

As the guard turns back to watch the road, Osokawa signals for an administrative huddle.

"Double the strength of the patrols," she says quietly, "and make sure we've got our most keen-eyed men on tower duty. Don't let the students know we're making this change, and tell them...tell them that the supply runners got held up in the village due to the fire damage. They've got enough to worry about as it is, and that story will do until we know what's really going on out there. For now, though, the protection of the dojo is our number one priority..."
Imperial • Fire • Shugenja
Glory: 4.6 • Honor: Exceptional • Status: 5.7
Administrator of the Dojo
"My duty is to preserve the sanctity of this place. No one - student or sensei - will threaten that."
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