I look into your eyes, and I see the future.
Your name is Togashi, as was your father's and
the father who came to leads us all. Your given name shall be Satsu, as a favor
to the woman who was more than a ridd - she was the answer to a thousand
questions that have yet to be asked.
But to those outside our clan, you will be
nothing more tha another ise zumi hidden in the mountain's core. To them, you
are only one Togashi among a hundred, a child named Yoshune, another chosen of
the Togashi, another enigma within the riddle. The Empire is not ready to see
the Dragon in your eyes.
To the clan, you are Satsu. Our son. Our new
What sights will you see within your life?
Will you see a glowing Sun above you, and will you look upon the Moon as a
friend? Will I live to stand beside you, father with sone, and show you the
Empire as it once was under a dynasty of peace and providence? If it takes all
of my power, all of my strength, and the fire of my life's own soul, I will
bring that Empire to you and remove the chains of the Shadow placed around our
mountains. Already four have died along the road, their faces sliding into ash
as the Shadow claimed them. Three committed seppuku before it was too late, and
the fourth begged me to give him rest and sever his head with a crystal sword.
They were Dragon. They died well.
Still, even as I lead these brave soulds from
the mountains of the Crab and into the Shadowlands to defeat the enemy and
complete Hitomi's quest, I remember the first moment Eisai placed you in my
For you, I can only believe that our path will
lead to victory.