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  • Washing of the Hands

    [[File:625013 | class=media-item-align-none | Sickly_Wu.jpg]] "Willow-Reed" Wu, more often called "Sickly Wu now, has announced his retirement from the Wulin and will wash his hands in the golden basin, signifying his leaving the martial world. Wu has …

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    [[File:617075 | class=media-item-align-none | monk.jpg]] h2. GHOSTS OF YIN-JIN In the ancient land of Yin-Jin, death is broken... More than a hundred years ago, the last Autumn King went mad. He drove an army through the Yellow Gates and …

  • Main Page

    [[File:626364 | class=media-item-align-none | welcome.jpg]] h3. +GAME MECHANICS+ * [[CHARACTER GENERATION]] * [[I CHING CHARACTER GENERATION]] * [[HOUSE RULES]] h2. *SECTS OF THE JIANGHU* h3. +ORTHODOX SECTS+ * [[ HEAVENS OATH FRATERNITY …

  • CHARACTER GENERATION

    [[File:617925 | class=media-item-align-none | Heroes.jpg]] h3. +Step One:+ Choose your characters sect * Record your special fortune * Record your free skill specialization * Record your secret technique * Record your Internal Style (you do not …

  • SPRING DYNASTY

    [[File:617517 | class=media-item-align-none | young_flying_fox_by_daxiong-d2rvhxs.jpg]] h3. THE SPRING DYNASTY The Spring Dynasty was a time of powerful sorcerers and miraculous feats of magic. Very little specific history survives to the present, …

  • PREDYNASTY

    [[File:620050 | class=media-item-align-none | yu.jpg]] h3. PREDYNASTY The land of Yin-Jin was originally called Ming-Jin, meaning the "Bright Lands". Its original inhabitants were called the Yuren, or the "jade people", and they were powerful …

  • SUMMER DYNASTY

    [[File:617519 | class=media-item-align-none | demi_gods_and_semi_devils_by_daxiong-d2rwlqy.jpg]] h3. THE SUMMER DYNASTY If the Spring Dynasty was defined by miracles of magic, then the Summer Dynasty would be equally notable for its feats of …

  • HEAVENS OATH FRATERNITY

    [[File:618393 | class=media-item-align-none | 17._Yang_Zhi.jpg]] h3. +Heaven’s Oath Fraternity+ The Heaven’s Oath Fraternity is a sworn brotherhood of like-minded swordsmen that believe nobility should be more than just a station, but embodied in …

  • AUTUMN DYNASTY

    [[File:617520 | class=media-item-align-none | the_legend_of_the_condor_heros_by_daxiong-d2rvhjb.jpg]] h3. TUMULTUOUS RULE OF THE AUTUMN KINGS The rule of the Autumn Kings was one of constant struggle and warfare. Their barbarian ways did not mix …

  • WINTER DYNASTY

    [[File:620811 | class=media-item-align-none | invite.jpg]] h3. THE YEARS OF DARKNESS AND THE VEILED QUEEN For decades the eight cities survived alone and isolated from each other, only the coastal cities could have any meaningful trade with one …

  • LEAGUE OF YELLOW EARTH

    [[File:629666 | class=media-item-align-none | 48._Xue_Yong.jpg]] h3. +League of Yellow Earth+ Just as often referred to as the Gaibong, or Beggars Guild, the League is a home to the poor, the dispossessed, and the outcast. If you were to add all …

  • SOCIETY OF THE SECRET FIRE

    [[File:618395 | class=media-item-align-none | 10._Xiao_Rang.jpg]] h3. +Society of the Secret Fire+ A secret society among the scholars and literati in Yin-Jin, it is dedicated to unearthing the secrets of the past and the preservation of …

  • QIUREN (THE AUTUMN PEOPLE)

    [[File:618376 | class=media-item-align-none | 18._Lu_Fang.jpg]] The Autumn People are descendant of the Xiongnu horse clans that married into the Xia after Rajan the Roaring Lion took the throne. After the Xia they are the second most common race in …

  • XIAREN (THE SUMMER PEOPLE)

    [[File:618383 | class=media-item-align-none | 36._Yan_Qing.jpg]] The Summer People are the largest ethnic race in Yin-Jin and make up roughly half the entire population. The Xia are fine boned and graceful, with sharp minds and a love of learning. The …

  • DONGREN (THE WINTER PEOPLE)

    [[File:618384 | class=media-item-align-none | 4._Gong-sun_Sheng.jpg]] The Winter People are a quiet mysterious race only plentiful in the far away northern city of Chaofeng. The Dong are a byproduct of the Xia intermarrying with the Sherpa Mountain …

  • CHUNREN (THE SPRING PEOPLE)

    [[File:618400 | class=media-item-align-none | 38._Zheng_Tian-shou.jpg]] The Spring People are the rarest ethnic race in Yin-JIn. Only a handful of families maintain their bloodline, and most of these in and around the city of Suanni, the old spring …

  • GAOREN (MONGREL PEOPLE)

    [[File:618389 | class=media-item-align-none | 22._Wang_Ying.jpg]] Gaoren, or "Dog-People" is simply a derogatory term for someone of no other obvious ethnic group. Many in Yin-Jin have mixed bloodlines that show no obvious roots, and are not raised in …

  • XIONGNU (THE HORSE CLANS)

    [[File:618386 | class=media-item-align-none | 5._Hao_Si-wen.jpg]] The Xiongnu are nomadic horse tribes originally from a continent to the west of Yin-Jin. At various periods in history, when a winter is severe enough (usually a volcanic one) an ice …

  • TANNKA (BOAT PEOPLE)

    [[File:618387 | class=media-item-align-none | 41._Yue_He.jpg]] The Tannka are a wandering boat people who arrived in Yin-Jin more than a thousand years ago. They had fled their homeland after catastrophic earthquakes and tsunami destroyed their homes. …

  • SHERPA (MOUNTAIN FOLK)

    [[File:618388 | class=media-item-align-none | 6._Lin_Chong.jpg]] The Sherpa claim to have always been in Yin-Jin, far in the north and high in the mountains. They even claim to have once served the ancient Yu. Their descendants are the Dongren that …

  • TEMPLES OF THE FOUR WINDS

    [[File:618396 | class=media-item-align-none | 20._An_Dao-quan.jpg]] +Temples of the Four Winds+ The Temples of the Four Winds is the home of the priests and priestesses who serve the Will of Heaven. They represent the faith of the One Truth, the …

  • STILL WATERS ALLIANCE

    [[File:618397 | class=media-item-align-none | 12._Ou_Peng.jpg]] +Still Waters Alliance+ The Still Waters Alliance is made up primarily of the Qiu clans that live on the Grey Steppe and the mysterious matriarchal clans of the Dongren of Chaofeng. …

  • RED MOUNTAIN BROTHERHOOD

    [[File:618398 | class=media-item-align-none | 13._Lu_Zhi_Shen.jpg]] +Red Mountain Brotherhood+ The Red Mountain Brotherhood, or more commonly referred to as the Red Monks, are the followers of the philosophy known as the Path of Man as set down …

  • THE THUNDER GUARD

    [[File:618399 | class=media-item-align-none | 7._Qin_Ming.jpg]] +The Thunder Guard+ The Thunder Guard has become one of the most important parts of Yin-Jin as it is today, for they facilitate that most important of civilizations aspects—trade. …

  • SISTERS OF PHOENIX LAKE

    [[File:618406 | class=media-item-align-none | 23._Hu_San_Niang.jpg]] +Sisters of Phoenix Lake+ The Sisters of Phoenix Lake are an all female sect dedicated to protecting young girls and elevating the status of women in a predominantly …

  • THOUSAND KNIVES TONGS

    [[File:618403 | class=media-item-align-none | 60._Li_Li.jpg]] Thousand Knife Tongs (Lore Sheet) Gangs of young fighters with skill, but very little discipline, the Thousand Knives catch many who fall out with other more storied sects. Some …

  • CULT OF FUXI

    [[File:618404 | class=media-item-align-none | 9._Wei_Ding-guo.jpg]] The Cult of Fuxi (Lore Sheet) Fuxi, no other figure in history is so reviled, or so hated than the dark sorcerer. Even Huyan, who killed so many more in his madness than Fuxi …

  • HUNDRED FLOWER TRIADS

    [[File:618405 | class=media-item-align-none | 59._Cai_Qing.jpg]] Organized crime is the inevitable result of city life, where there are lots of people there will be those who take advantage of the weak, seek to elevate themselves using others, or …

  • BLACK ICE MAIDENS

    [[File:618385 | class=media-item-align-none | 67._Sun_the_Witch.jpg]] Black Ice Maidens (Lore Sheet) Few sects are as feared as the Black Ice Maidens, despite so little being known about them. What is known is this, they are assassins- perfect …

  • CHAOFENG (THE CITY OF BRIDGES)

    [[File:618436 | class=media-item-align-none | chaofeng.jpg]] Chaofeng is the northern most city in Yin-Jin, and home to the Dongren people. The city itself is built in a narrow valley between mountains that provides some protection from the ever …

  • SUANNI (THE CITY OF IDOLS)

    [[File:618832 | class=media-item-align-none | SUANNI.jpg]] Suanni is likely to oldest city in all of Yin-Jin, and was once the capital of the ancient Kings of Spring. The city now lies partly in ruin, with large portions of it uninhabited and being …

  • BI'AN (THE CITY OF GATES)

    [[File:618960 | class=media-item-align-none | Bi_an.jpg]] Bi'an is the southern most city of Yin-Jin and by far and away its most crowded. Bi'an sits on the southern coast at the mouth of a great bay. The Great River tumbles down the massive Shadow …

  • PULAO (THE CITY OF BELLS)

    [[File:618824 | class=media-item-align-none | PULAO.jpg]] Built along a high plateau at the base of the Red Mountains, the holy city of Pulao is the center of the Path of Man faith in Yin-Jin. Nearby floats the Red Monastery upon the ancient Tethered …

  • QUINIU (THE CITY OF SONGS)

    [[File:618446 | class=media-item-align-none | qiuniu.jpg]] Qiuniu is considered by many to be the most beautiful city in all of Yin-Jin, It sits upon the shores of the beautiful Phoenix Lake and is the last stop for travelers coming down the Great …

  • YAZI (THE CITY OF SWORDS)

    [[File:618961 | class=media-item-align-none | yazi.jpg]] Yazi is in the north west and sits at the midpoint of the great Silk Wall, guarding its only gates. Known as the 'city of swords', it has always had a large military presence, it is home to no …

  • CHIWEN (THE CITY OF HEAVEN)

    [[File:618959 | class=media-item-align-none | chiwen.jpg]] Chiwen is the capital of Yin-Jin and the home of the Winter Queen herself, high in the Heavenly Spire looking down upon the whole of the kingdom. Chiwen also possesses the only other harbor in …

  • DEATH AND THE BROKEN WHEEL

    [[File:620043 | class=media-item-align-none | witch.jpg]] h3. THE BREAKING OF THE WHEEL In the center of Yin-Jin there lies a solitary mountain so high that its summit can be seen from nearly every part of the kingdom. At its base lay a massive, …

  • HOUSE RULES

    [[File:620044 | class=media-item-align-none | Wudan_Temples_by_Chenzan.jpg]] h3. +Chi Pools+ I am using a standardized chi pool as I feel the rules for calculating chi cultivation are a headache. * Rank 5- 9 * Rank 4- 12 * Rank 3- 15 * Rank 2 …

  • BAXIA (THE CITY OF SCROLLS)

    [[File:618962 | class=media-item-align-none | bixi2.jpg]] Baxia is considered by many to be the cradle of the ancient Xia civilization, much of its architecture and traditions hail from the time of the Summer Kings. Baxia is also where the imperial …

  • COSMOLOGY

    [[File:625347 | class=media-item-align-none | Cosmology.jpg]] h3. THE WILL OF HEAVEN The people of Yin-Jin hold to the belief they call the "Will of Heaven", which is to say the more they mimic the stately order of the gods in heaven, the more …

  • GHOST-EATERS SECT

    [[File:618408 | class=media-item-align-none | 24._Bao_Xu.jpg]] Ghost Eaters Sect (Lore Sheet) There have always been necromancers drawn to the unholy power the Yama Kings of the underworld promise. But never have they been so powerful since the …

  • BLEEDING DRAGON HERESY

    [[File:629037 | class=media-item-align-none | 54._Zou_Run.jpg]] Bleeding Dragon Heresy (Lore Sheet) The Bleeding Dragon Heresy came from out of the Red Mountain Brotherhood. The 'Black Monk' as he has come to be called, began as any other …

  • I CHING CHARACTER GENERATION

    [[File:626770 | class=media-item-align-none | swordguy.jpg]] h3. I-CHING CHARACTER GENERATION (optional) Normally a player will just select a Sect, Profession, City of Origin, and Ethnicity for their character, or he may generate one randomly using …

  • UNDEAD

    h3. +Undead Beastiary+ [[File:617881 | class=media-item-align-none | thIX4HCZGZ.jpg]] * +Hungry Dead+: _Jiang Shi_ The hungry dead are the corpses of the recently deceased reanimated by the hungry 'Po'. The process usually takes less than an hour …

  • SOUTH

    [[File:625348 | class=media-item-align-none | south.jpg]] h3. CITIES * BI'AN, The City of Gates * QIUNIU, The City of Songs * CHIWEN, The City of Heaven h3. GEOGRAPHY * Dragon Marsh- The Dragon Marsh has become most famous for being the …

  • EAST

    [[File:625349 | class=media-item-align-none | east.jpg]] h3. CITIES * BAXIA, City of Scrolls * PULAO, City of Bells h3. GEOGRAPHY * Forest of the Azure Serpent- This thick bamboo forest is home to the great Azure Serpent, one of the Five …

  • WEST

    [[File:625350 | class=media-item-align-none | west.jpg]] h3. CITIES * SUANNI, City of Idols * YAZI, City of Swords h3. GEOGRAPHY * Spirit Wood- The Spirit Wood is the largest forest in the kingdom and at its heart lies the city of Suanni, …

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