The Price of Honor
A slight man and keeper of the Emerald purse-strings.
A thin, wisp of a man, Baku’s physical frailty is obvious, though his strength of will is almost tangible to those in his presence. He has keen, bright eyes that suggest a constant, cold analysis.
Otomo Baku is the Emerald Champion’s keeper of coin. Often seems as little more than a glorified bookkeeper, but those that fail to show him proper respect soon find themselves wanting of pay and supplies— and challenging him in this regard is a challenge to the Champion himself.
He is a wily man with a conservative reputation when it comes to spending. Magistrates that ask for too much soon find their lords believe the samurai to think them not wealthy enough to support them. Players would be wise not to “requisition” too much…