August 30, 2008

Chapter 1 (Jougetsu)

乗月 [じょうげつ] Jougetsu (multiply + month)
小庸 [しょうよう] Shouyou (small + commonplace)
鷹隼宮 [ようしゅんきゅう] Youshun Palace (hawk and falcon)

In chapter 2 of A Thousand Leagues of Wind, the Royal Hou Chuutatsu, his wife, and the kirin Hourin are assassinated during a coup d'état led by Gekkei, one of the Province Lords of Hou. This story takes place four years after that incident.

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