The Era of the Heavenly Empress
Scorpion House is the main headquarters of the Bayushi family in Fukuharashi province. Ikoma Benjiro’s wife was a Bayushi, and after he took over the city, he had this built to keep her relatives from snooping around his palace.
The building is three stories tall. It is square in shape, and is centered around a beautiful garden with many strange plants kept by the Scorpion. The first floor is mainly used for entertaining and recieving. The second floor has a large room in each corner, interspersed with smaller rooms for less important residents. The top floor is reserved for the head of Scorpion house.
Bayushi Otsune lived here in the year leading to her death in 1170. Bayushi Saiori lived here until her engagement, at which time she was moved to the Palace of Honoured Guests, until the wedding. Bayushi Yoshimi conintues to mantain a room here.