Yoshinara Iginori

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=== Information Known by the Garou Nation ===

Name: Yoshinara Iginori

Deed Name: Listen, Learn, Talk, Teach

Notable Traits: Buddhist Monk, Corax

Pack: None

Sept: Sept of the Bayou's Rage

=== Biography ===
(All information is OOC unless revealed IC)

  • Okinawa, Japan (June 6th, 1896): Born
  • Okinawa, Japan (October 10th, 1910): First Change
  • Okinawa, Japan (1912): Began study at Buddhist temple (Gokoku-ji) to become a monk
  • Okinawa, Japan (1914): Ordained as a Buddhist monk
  • Kansai region, Japan (1936): Left Okinawa; began travelling to seek further enlightenment
  • Chūbu region, Japan (1939): Left Kansai region, travelling North to seek guidance from a Jaggling spirit in the service of Helios
  • Tōhoku region, Japan (1940): Left Chūbu region; began spending nearly all his time in the Umbra to commune with the spirits and attempting to avoid entanglement in the humans' war (WWII)
  • Akita prefecture, Japan (1943): Slowly proceeding further North, he formed a pact with the Helios-aligned Jaggling, which he calls "Taiyō to sora" (The Sun and the Sky)
  • Akita prefecture, Japan (1956): Formally joins the Beast Courts, giving up his nomadic lifestyle
  • Okinawa, Japan (1961): Ascends to Rank 2 (Iron) during a visit to Okinawa, and is invited to remain there
  • Okinawa, Japan (1963-1965): During the American Occupation of Okinawa, he has several negative interactions with American Marines stationed on the island, souring him on American Military personnel entirely
  • Okinawa, Japan (1968): The other members of his Sentai (pack) are killed in a surprise attack by minions of the Wyrm, and he follows the last order of the Fist (Ahroun) to retreat, fly away, and tell the tale
  • Okinawa, Japan (1968): He plunges headlong into Harano, retreating to the Umbra after relaying the tale of the loss of his Sentai
  • Okinawa, Japan (1998): Exits the Umbra for more than a few months for the first time in 30 years
  • Okinawa, Japan (1998): Formally rejoins the Beast Courts; they had presumed him lost or dead
  • Oahu, Hawaii, USA (2011): Accepts an invitation from another Beast Court-aligned Corax to visit him in Hawaii
  • California, USA (2012-2014): Lands on the mainland after deciding to remain in America and see what it has to offer; spends two years being exceedingly nomadic, never remaining in any one place for too long
  • Houston, TX, USA (2014): Decides to settle in Texas to support and mentor two American Corax he has met there (Home VSS)

=== Rumors ===

  • His fighting style is very deceptive; trained observers see hints of potential flaws in his technique, but this only serves to distract and confuse them.
  • He is an exceptional martial artist and highly skilled in the use of various traditional melee weapons
  • He is far older than he claims to be.
  • He no longer carries his father's sword. He won't say why.
  • Yoshinara-san always knows where the cool parties are, and when the cops are coming to break them up.

=== Acquaintances ===

Denali Deep-Song
Maybe You?
(Feel free to hit me up for ties!)

=== OOC Information ===

Player: Sam Bashline

Storyteller: J. Andy Lambert

Location: Houston, TX