None have discussed why a party of highly trained Samurai were sent deep into the Shadowlands to retrieve Doji Hitomi after her kidnapping, nor what transpired within, such that only she and one other escaped to the walls alive.
What is known is she …
The only child of reknowned painter Kakita Motoki and his wife Doji Kaen. Hikari was presented at court at the age of 10 after the daimyo demanded to meet "the girl in the painting" that Motoki had presented to him.
While it is her grace and eloquence …