(Clan Mantis/Yoritomo's Alliance)
the rest of the Alliance:
army is positioned to the west and south of Otosan Uchi. The archers of the Wasp
wait, hidden behind trees and rocks for the approach. Ryosei of the Fox waits
further south, watching thier advance. They believe they will aid the undead
forces lie to the north, ready to flank thier approach. Genzoís troops lie to
the south, ready to engage them when they crest the hill.
are Toturiís trap. Thier scouts have reported all armies ready at Otosan Uchi.
They did not count on us. They do not anticipate our ambush. When the
necromancerís army of dead men marches into the Sokustel woods, he will first
meet our Wasp archers. He will charge his army onward or retreat to avoid them.
His zombies are not fast enough to catch a small force that can move through the
forest so quickly. If he charges on, Genzo will attack from the flank as the
archers continue thier flurry. When they turn on Genzo, he will retreat and
Kamoto will attack from the other direction.
they turn on Kamoto, Genzo will re-establish his attack. All the while,
Tsuruchiís archers will continue thier assault. The archer has learned much
under Toturiís tutelage. He has learned to think in terms of opportunities.
That makes me smile. If the necromancer divides his greater force to chase down
our two smaller forces, then we will have him. His zombies and skeletons are
slow, and our shugenja are armed with spells of jade and holy crystal to
will divide them.
we will conquer them.
I will go to the armies of the Clans and give them our demand. Even if our
demand is met, we will never meet again, my friend. Death is the price I am
willing to pay.
not dishonour my act with failure.
we meet again.