His eyes burning brightly, the tattoos on Tadaomi's skin appear to glow in the moonlight. He will enjoy making mincemeat of the soldiers who have gathered to revolt against their lord. Made up of those more easily likened to secret weapons than to men, "The Hidden Clan" will not tolerate such treason against the kingdom. And no matter how powerful that rokugu-clad army, unlike Tadaomi and his comrades, they have not been trained from birth solely in the art of killing.
Tadaomi is a Japanese masculine name. A two element name where tadao is "faithful, loyal, devoted" (can be separate name with meaning "loyal man") and mi means "sea", "self" or "truth". In feminine names ending mi means "beautiful".
The basic components of the samurai armor are known collectively as the "hei-no-rokugu" or simply "rokugu", which means "six articles of arms". The six major components are the dō (chest armour), kabuto (helmet), menpo (facial armour), kote (armoured sleeves), sune-ate (shin armour), and the hai-date (thigh armour).
Artwork by Yang Mansik.