The Ryusei domain is an average-sized House with a population of about 4,200 samurai (210,000 humans).
The Ryusei House Chancellary is comprised of representatives from its six largest lineages, which collectively make up almost 90% of the domain. The ruling lineage (i.e. the daimyo’s lineage) is the Ryusei lineage, and it and the others are listed below:
|Lineage||Councilor||Governors and Magistrates||Ministry Officials||% of Domain|
|Ryusei||Mirumoto no Ryusei Maino||4||11||17%|
|Isa||Mirumoto no Ryusei Saharu||5||12||16%|
|Sasara||Mirumoto no Ryusei Kazuchi||2||12||16%|
|Moe||Mirumoto no Ryusei Yumiyo||9||13||15%|
|Tokino||Mirumoto no Ryusei Biei||4||9||14%|
|Joji||Mirumoto no Ryusei Kyono||7||9||11%|
Of the lineages mentioned, three are significant for not having originally been part of the Ryusei House: the Isa, the Joji, and the Meguri. They were originally made up Mirumoto samurai displaced by the return of the Unicorn.
Here’s a breakdown of how many ministers and deputy ministers at the domain and provincial level each lineage has in each ministry:
House Ryusei has five provinces, which are listed below, along with their governor, the lineage of their governor, and the number of counties.
|Honshu||Mirumoto no Ryusei Fumiyuki||5|
|Kansai||Mirumoto no Ryusei Reishi||6|
|Maebashi||Mirumoto no Ryusei Seitaro||7|
|Nagano||Mirumoto no Ryusei Urumi||7|
|Yokohama||Mirumoto no Ryusei Yayoi||4|
The Ryusei domain is the westernmost Mirumoto House. Dragon lands are to its east and northeast, with mostly uninhabited mountains to the north. Ryusei lands border the Unicorn clan on the west, and the Lion clan on the south.
The Natsune are the Shinjo domain in the Unicorn clan lands bordering the Ryusei directly to the west.
The Wakashi are the Ikoma domain in the Lion clan lands bordering the Ryusei directly to the south.
The Fuseo are the Mirumoto domain in the other Dragon clan lands bordering the Ryusei directly to the east.
There are four major merchant houses in the domain:
|Shungo||Sasara||masonry, metalworking, …|
I’m not listing all of the major businesses that they run; I’ll list them as they come up in adventures, but I probably won’t come up with a complete business plan for every merchant family all in advance.
There are three main religious orders which are popular in Ryusei lands:
- The Order of Hotei (one of the 7 Fortunes, the fortune of contentment), which is more popular among samurai
- The Order of Ebisu (one of the 7 Fortunes, the fortune of honest work), which is more popular among peasants
- The Order of Sadahako (one of the minor fortunes, the fortune of artists and entertainers), which is order which absorbed the Baitenist movement