Shadowed Autumn Leaves
From Shishinza’s Dossier
The Setsuban Festival, the celebration of the turning of the year, from the time of war to the time of peace is celebrated across the empire on the Eighth Day of the Month of the Crane, which is often considered an especially lucky day. As in other parts of Rokugan, during the Setsuban no man might shed blood. It is, of course, an especially bad omen if the Setsuban is marred by violence in Mantis lands as much so as other parts of Rokugan. With no brightly colored leaves to look among, many homes and buildings display large banners of bright autumn hues, reds, yellows, and oranges. Many of Broken Wave City’s shugenja gather to bless the island and engage in friendly displays of magic, mostly to wow crowds of peasants.