Legend of the Five Rings - The Way of Bushido
Ryoshun, also known as the Tenth Kami, was one of the Kami, the ten divine children of the Sun and the Moon. He was the only one of the Kami who died in the belly of his father Onnotangu before his siblings fell to the mortal realm. For centuries he protected the Rift, the boundary between Yomi, the realm of honored ancestors, and Jigoku. After the gates to Yomi were opened during the War Against Shadow, Ryoshun’s spirit became the Steward of the Dead in Meido, the Realm of Waiting where the spirits of the recently deceased waited for their final judgment and assignment to their appropriate afterlife. It was Ryoshun’s duty to guide the souls of the dead to the Spirit Realm which their karma had earned for them after they were judged by the Fortune of Death, Emma-O.