The Emerald Dawn
Kuniwaru’s past remains a mystery, in large part perhaps because he doesn’t have a strong enough mind to explain it. Massive, deformed and obviously slow, Kuniwaru seems like a monster to most people in the superstitious culture of Rokugan… but he didn’t to Hogai. Ever since they met, Hogai has looked after him and has been the brains behind their endeavors.
Despite his mental impediments, Kuniwaru has colossal strength, which our heroes witnessed as he came to the aid of his friend. In the end he left them no choice but to strike him down, yet our heroes took pity on him and bandaged his wounds so that he might live. In their investigation of him, Zenko and Kitsuki Yuuma learned that he is in truth a member of the Daidoji family; cast out for some reason they suspect had to do with his monstrous appearance. Perhaps it has something to do with that silk in his pocket…