The Great Pier

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From Shishinza’s Dossier

The Great Pier is the largest single dock in Rokugan, designed to accommodate any vessel afloat, or imaginable, I figure. It is here that ships carrying important visitors or delegations to the city arrive. Ships of the Imperial families customarily dock at the Great Pier, as do those ships carrying embassies from the Great Clans. Should the Emperor ever deign to visit the City, it is here the divine feet will first touch land. Incidentally, it is this same pier that will likely hold the feet of the esteemed Emerald Magistrate as you enter Broken Wave City and step into my shoes. A broad road leads from the base of the Great Pier to the gate of Kyuden Kumiko looming on the hills above. Over time, little samurai dwellings grew up along the ever-narrowing road. Though these homes have little room for sprawling gardens, their intrepid owners built taller to assure the same amenities as the samurai living comfortably in their shadow.

The Great Pier

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