#5: House Amekawa

Dec. 20, 2022

“Dragons don’t bark.”

— Warning inscription on the mainland archway of the Bridge of Ten  

There is only one clear way to and from House Amekawa: The Odoroki-Bashi.

This brilliant red bridge starts at the northern edge of the island stronghold of Amekawa, and it slowly arches up to the southern high-cliff entrance point of the Free Trade Zone, roughly 750 feet above the crashing waves below. The Odoroki-Bashi is more commonly known as the Bridge of Ten Terrors, or the Bridge of Ten, as it became known…


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