April 25, 2009

Chapter 21 (Dreaming of Paradise)

大宗伯 [だいそうはく] Daisouhaku, head of the Ministry of Spring

The Hakuchi (白雉), or "White Pheasant," resides in Godou Palace (梧桐宮) and announces the beginning and ending of a dynastic reign.

The process of abdication (without the kirin dying first) is explained in chapter 59 of Shadow of the Moon.

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