Isawa Ariminhime 
Isawa Ariminhime 
Born: Pre-calendar 
Died: Early 1st century 
Siblings: Isawa,
Isawa Ouno,
Isawa Takeshi,
Three un-named siblings

Isawa Ariminhime was the youngest sister of Isawa. [1] She had other five siblings. [2]

Death Edit

She died in an early battle against Fu Leng at Gisei Toshi, killed by a marauding Oni, [3] or a Shuten Doji. [4] Her spirit was bound by a blood ritual to the walls of the city to help defend it. [1] [5]

Appearance after Death Edit

The spirit of Ariminhime resembled a young maiden, with lustrous black hair falling loose over one shoulder. Her dark eyes shone with a mournful grey light. Her hands were covered with fresh blood, the palms slashed. Beneath the waist she faded into nothing. [6] If at any time, the walls of the city were touched with blood, her spectre would appear to defend the Phoenix Clan. [5]

Siege of Gisei Toshi Edit

She was still present at the city when Iuchiban laid siege to it in 1165. [6]

External Links Edit


  1. 1.0 1.1 A Gathering of Thunders, by Rich Wulf
  2. Way of the Phoenix, p. 27
  3. Way of the Phoenix, p. 18
  4. Bearers of Jade, p. 89
  5. 5.0 5.1 Way of the Phoenix, p. 25
  6. 6.0 6.1 Fires of the Hidden City, Part Two, by Rich Wulf

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