The Way of Shinsei

The Way of Shinsei Cover

The Way of Shinsei was the eleventh of the clan books, and the first source book which details the Brotherhood of Shinsei, his deeds, history, and customs, in the Legend of the Five Rings roleplaying game, and the eleventh in the Way of the Clan series.

Credits Edit

  • Cover Artwork: Cris Dornaus
  • Interior Artwork: Cris Dornaus, Mark Evans, Carl Frank, Zach Howard, Garry McKee, Erik Polak, Mike Sell
  • Artwork Prepress: Brendon Goodyear
  • Art Director: Jim Pinto
  • Line Editor: D.J. Trindle
  • Editing: Janice Sellers, D.J. Trindle
  • Interior Layout: Brendon Goodyear and Steve Hough

Table of Contents Edit

Liberation (page 4)Edit

Chapter One: The Contemplative Monk (page 8)Edit

Eisai and Takao Training

Eisai and Takao Training

Chapter Two: The Inner Way (page 16)Edit

  • The Inner Way
    • History
    • Shinsei's Teachings
    • Alternate Teachings
    • Organization
    • Membership
    • The Monastic Life
    • Roleplaying a Monk
    • Monks and Magic
  • Enlightenment



Chapter Three: Character (page 46) Edit

Retirement 3

Retirement of a samurai

Chapter Four: Who's Who (page 68)Edit



Ancestor Tsukino
Ancestor Hido
Ancestor Mizumoto
Ancestor Amiku

Chapter Five: Character Templates (page 84) Edit

Appendices (page 96) Edit

Benzo and Goro

Master Benzo and his student Goro

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