It all started about 3 years ago, I can still taste that salty sea air. It was shortly after the battle of East Hub Village against those foul frozen zombies and the Maho-tsukai that I was called home, some disaster taking place and Kami knows why they sent for me. After receiving leave from the Imperial Legion and the permission to take as long as needed, I boarded a fairly large Mantis trading vessel from the harbor of the great Capital and took to the open ocean for the first time in many a month. The sailing was good and the wind steady for the first leg of the journey down the coast approximately 3 weeks long.
The fishing was good and the boat stayed in good repair partly due to my own skill amongst the masts and holds and I must say that we had an excellent crew of peasant sailors and samurai, including a young and beautiful Moshi woman named Satomi (the shugenja for the voyage I assumed and later turned out to be correct). I