“Do you mistrust the Regent?” Mitsu tried to ask. But Daisetsu refused to discuss it. They were just inside the edge of Dragon lands now. Signs of foul weather had forced Mitsu to call an early halt to their travel, while they could still take refuge in an abandoned monastery…
–Marie Brennan, “Questionable Shelter”
While the Great Clans jockey for position in the courts of the Imperial Regent, one noble samurai escorts the heir to the throne, Hantei Daisetsu, away from Otosan Uchi. What will become of this pair when they decide to rest for the night in an abandoned monastery to avoid the snowfall?
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