The Era of the Heavenly Empress
A malaise infected Scorpion Courtier
Bayushi Megumi has known for a long time that as the third daughter of an important aide to Bayushi Paneki, she’s going to be a bargaining chip in some treaty. Her beauty sealed the deal, and she has developed a relatively hedonist lifestyle to enjoy before she is sent to the boonies, away from civilization.
She is friends with Doji Kwanchai although she considers him something of a novelty.