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Item - Lords of the Rising Sun

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Combined Summary

Series: Fabled Lands — no. 6
Translated Into: Herren der aufgehenden Sonne (German)
Authors: Morris, Dave
Thomson, Jamie
Illustrators: Jenkins, Kevin (cover)
Nicholson, Russ (interior)
Dates: 1996 (Original edition)
August 27, 2012 (Small-format reissue edition)
2018 (Large-format reissue edition)
ISBNs: 0330344307 / 9780330344302 (Original edition)
1478377100 / 9781478377108 (Small-format reissue edition)
1909905364 / 9781909905368 (Large-format reissue edition)
Length: 750 sections (Original edition)
753 sections (Large-format reissue edition)
Badogor's Thoughts:

"Imperial Akatsurai, land of samurai and ninja."

Don't you believe the headline - there are no ninjas at all! Again there are some hard but important missions to complete for which you need most of the previous books. The weapons and objects you can get here are more advanced and powerful than in the other titles and you will find the other ones boring when you return. There are also some nice, hidden passages which are terrible (though likely) to fail, but rewarding to complete.

This title includes Akatsurai as well as the Dragon Island and the Jawbone Isles (latter are very difficult to get to).

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Special Thanks:Thanks to Ryan Lynch for the correctly-printed large-format reissue cover images.
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