History Literature / SanoIchiro

6th May '17 1:01:26 PM SullenFrog
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* MinorCrimeRevealsMajorPlot: In ''The Samurai's Wife'', Sano's investigation of the the imperial left minister's death eventually reveals [[spoiler:a plot to overthrow the Tokugawa government and reinstate the emperor as ruler of Japan]].

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* MinorCrimeRevealsMajorPlot: In ''The Samurai's Wife'', Sano's investigation of the the imperial left minister's death eventually reveals [[spoiler:a plot to overthrow the Tokugawa government and reinstate the emperor as ruler of Japan]].
6th May '17 1:01:04 PM SullenFrog
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* MinorCrimeRevealsMajorPlot: In ''The Samurai's Wife'', Sano's investigation of the the imperial left minister's death eventually reveals [[spoiler:a plot to overthrow the Tokugawa government and reinstate the emperor as ruler of Japan]].
17th Oct '16 9:30:51 PM Doryna
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** Played with by Dr. Ito, who was supposed to be exiled for his use of forbidden western medical techniques; the shogun "lessened" his sentence to working in the morgue at Edo Jail. He might as well be an exile.

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** Played with by Dr. Ito, who was supposed to be exiled for his use of forbidden western medical techniques; the shogun "lessened" his sentence to working in the morgue at Edo Jail. He might as well be an exile. [[spoiler: The new shogun renounces his exile at the end of the series.]]
9th Apr '16 12:53:32 PM Doryna
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** Yanagisawa vows revenge against Sano for his son's death, even though Sano had nothing to do with it. Ditto with Yoshisato, even though [[spoiler: he was later found to be alive and in hiding]].

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** Yanagisawa vows revenge against Sano for his son's son Yoritomo's death, even though Sano had nothing to do with it. Ditto with his other son, Yoshisato, even though [[spoiler: he Yoshisato was later found to be alive and in hiding]].
9th Apr '16 12:44:06 PM Doryna
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* DiedInYourArmsTonight: In ''The Iris Fan'', [[spoiler: Hirata lives long enough for his family to be at his side as he slips away. After she forgives him for leaving them, he dies in Midori's arms, remembering the love he always had for her.]]
3rd Apr '16 8:38:44 PM Doryna
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* FakeKillScare: During Yanagisawa and Sano's raid of Edo castle, Marume is severely injured, but remains behind to hold off their enemies long enough for Sano to make his way to the palace. Marume goes down in the wave of fighters and disappears; Sano is upset at losing such a loyal man, but forces himself to continue on as the fate of Japan is at stake. After the climax, it is revealed that Marume was knocked unconscious in the fight, was found by Reiko, and sent to Lord Mori's estate to be tended to.


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* KilledOffscreen: Detective Fukida is killed by the massive earthquake that happens at the beginning of ''The Incense Game''. Even though the earthquake is shown in the book, Fukida's death is not; Sano reveals it a month later when he has a memory of Marume pulling his partner's body from the ruins of Sano's estate as Sano and and a solemn Marume head off to a post-disaster investigation.
21st Mar '16 1:21:28 AM Doryna
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** Tsumihime, the shogun's daughter, dies of smallpox. [[spoiler: Ienobu arranged for a maid in the house to be expose her to the disease and prevent her from having a son, putting another heir before him in the Tokugawa line of succession.]]

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** Tsumihime, the shogun's daughter, dies of smallpox. [[spoiler: Ienobu arranged for a maid in the house to be expose her to who had survived the disease to expose Tsumihime to it, killing her and prevent preventing the possibility of her from having bearing a son, son and putting another heir before him in the Tokugawa line of succession.]]
20th Mar '16 2:36:08 AM Doryna
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* MakeItLookLikeAnAccident: The victim in ''The Fire Kimono'', whose death was originally blamed on the Great Long-Sleeves Kimono Fire that killed thousands.

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* MakeItLookLikeAnAccident: MakeItLookLikeAnAccident:
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The victim in ''The Fire Kimono'', whose death was originally blamed on the Great Long-Sleeves Kimono Fire that killed thousands.thousands.
** Tsumihime, the shogun's daughter, dies of smallpox. [[spoiler: Ienobu arranged for a maid in the house to be expose her to the disease and prevent her from having a son, putting another heir before him in the Tokugawa line of succession.]]
18th Mar '16 7:48:29 PM Doryna
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As it is a mystery series, solutions to the mysteries themselves will be hidden, but as much of the plot revolves around the politics of the court itself, those points will not. So, fair warning, '''''major'' spoilers below.'''''

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As it is a mystery series, solutions to the mysteries themselves will be hidden, but as much of the plot revolves around the politics of the court itself, those points will not. So, fair warning, '''''major'' spoilers below.'''''
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18th Mar '16 7:48:10 PM Doryna
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As it is a mystery series, solutions to the mysteries themselves will be hidden, but as much of the plot revolves around the politics of the court itself, those points will not. So, fair warning, ''major'' spoilers below.

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As it is a mystery series, solutions to the mysteries themselves will be hidden, but as much of the plot revolves around the politics of the court itself, those points will not. So, fair warning, ''major'' '''''major'' spoilers below.
below.'''''
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