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The Story of Saiunkoku, Vol. 9

By (artist) Kairi Yura
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A period fantasy in which a palace consort must guide a feckless emporer to assume the throne.

Shurei Hong, destitute but of noble birth, has always dreamed of working as a civil servant in the imperial court of Saiunkoku, but women are barred from holding office. The emperor Ryuki, however, refuses to take command, leaving everything to his advisors. Shurei is asked to become a consort to the emperor to persuade the ne’er-do-well ruler to govern.

While Shurei is receiving her assignment from the emperor, her father Shoka is visited by his younger brother Kuro. Kuro believes Shoka fled the Hong clan to shirk his duty as leader, remaining ignorant his older brother’s dark past... 

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