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Resolutions Of The Ghost

Resolutions of the Ghost is a roleplay plot created by Andrew in April of 2019. The plot is geared towards more veteran players that have characters with connections to the Motoyoshi Clan, however, if it piques your interest feel free to contact Andrew. The plot concluded, the next plot in this series is Hinomaru Sunrises.

Resolutions Of The Ghost
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Faction Yamatai Star Empire
Game Master Andrew and Yuuki
Pacing Plot has concluded
Number of Players 7
Accepting Players? Speak with Andrew or Yuuki
Joining Requirements Speak with Andrew or Yuuki, 18+ Permissions
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Cooperative Plots YSS Wakaba
Succeeding Plot Hinomaru Sunrises

Plot History for this plot. This only includes main episodes and key companion stories, for a list of companion stories, and asides go to Past Episodes.

Plot Overview

In YE 41, Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko was ordered by Ketsurui Yui to rebuild the First Expeditionary Fleet for the Star Army of Yamatai. For years Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko had toiled to rebuild and reunify the Motoyoshi Clan and had sought to bring her daughter Motoyoshi Kiyoko to justice for the events that had shattered the clan in YE 30 and had created the United Outer Colonies, as well as countless war crimes against the Empire and it's citizens. Katsuko makes her valiant return to the Yugumo Cluster along with the members of her clan in hopes of it finally becoming the home that they had intended to build after the fall of Taiie.

The plot focuses on missions centered around the First Expeditionary Fleet, Motoyoshi Clan and is a mix of character interaction and other different mission profiles. The plot is presented in episodes with companion stories connected to each main episode.

Episode 1: I Stand, Again

4月 41年 1)

After several years on the sidelines of the action as commander of the Seventh Fleet, Taisho Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko is given the task of re-establishing the First Expeditionary Fleet. After some time on Yamatai (Planet), she races towards her new assignment at Gemini Star Fortress in the Ketsurui Military Sector. She is reunited with her daughter, Motoyoshi Kaoru, as well as Hanabusa Miho and Blues Arnoul / Catharsis Black.

In a discussion with Blues Arnoul / Catharsis Black, Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko unravels a story of the abuses he received when he was held captive on the The Akuro III by her traitorous daughter, Motoyoshi Kiyoko who was rumored to be attempting to sell the The Akuro III to the Interstellar Kingdom Of Kuvexia. Informants from Star Army Intelligence find out that Chujo Motoyoshi Misato, another suspected traitor, is expected to meet with Motoyoshi Tio who has been missing since the fall of the United Outer Colonies in YE 34 on Jiyuu III.

Upon further investigation, it is discovered that Motoyoshi Tio was more of a victim, and was held along with Blues Arnoul / Catharsis Black on the The Akuro III by Motoyoshi Kiyoko. It also became clear that Motoyoshi Misato was in league with Motoyoshi Kiyoko all along and had been attempting to manipulate Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko. They figure out that Motoyoshi Misato plans to attempt to murder Motoyoshi Tio and capture his son Motoyoshi Eidan for Motoyoshi Kiyoko. Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko assigns her daughter, Motoyoshi Kaoru along with Blues Arnoul / Catharsis Black to take Motoyoshi Tio and Motoyoshi Eidan into protective custody.

Meanwhile, Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko begins her assigned mission to re-establish the First Expeditionary Fleet. The decision is made to move Gemini Star Fortress and the First Expeditionary Fleet re-establishment to the Jiyuu System. At the end of the episode the First Expeditionary Fleet and the Motoyoshi Clan mak their epic return to the Jiyuu System.

Companion Story: Hidden in the Sunflowers

4月 41年2)

Former Prince Motoyoshi Tio of the United Outer Colonies resurfaces in Himawari Tokyo in early YE 41. After years of being held prisoner on the The Akuro III and tortured by his sister Motoyoshi Kiyoko, along with two of his Blackcoat Protectors, Hiorji and Eisuke. Having returned to a very different Jiyuu III, now under the flag of the Yamatai Star Empire, Tio feels like he is on the run from both the Star Army of Yamatai and the Tange Clan who are loyal to Motoyoshi Kiyoko. In his misunderstanding, he had agreed to meet with Motoyoshi Misato unaware that she was in league with Motoyoshi Kiyoko and not his mother, Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko.

Motoyoshi Tio entrusts Eisuke with a note meant to be delivered to a woman named Anzu who has taken care of his and Tange Amaya's son, Motoyoshi Eidan since he hid him away in YE 33. Motoyoshi Tio also stresses to his two companions the importance that they should leave his side soon and make a new life for themselves, rather than being on the run with him. Mrs. Tanaka, and old United Outer Colonies sympathizer owns the cafe where the former prince and his men have taken up refuge at night tries to be helpful and provides sage advice for Motoyoshi Tio.

Eisuke follows Motoyoshi Tio's instructions and delivers the note to Anzu, and gets introduced to Motoyoshi Eidan who has been living under an assumed identity and going to school with other children his age. Eisuke in his discussions with Anzu finds out that Motoyoshi Kiyoko likely killed Tange Amaya when she failed to cooperate. Eisuke learns that Motoyoshi Tio sought to warn Anzu that Motoyoshi Kiyoko had the intention of kidnapping Motoyoshi Eidan to use in her bitter conflict with Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko and the Yamatai Star Empire.

Several of the Tange Clan members; including Tange Fumiko, Ceiko, Kaida along with Koyanagi Mayumi are staying at the Fuji Hotel in Atarashi Tokyo and are under the surveillance of Star Army Intelligence. They have been following Motoyoshi Tio and his associates, which has put Motoyoshi Eidan back in harm's way.

They have also found out that Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko and the First Expeditionary Fleet are going to arrive the following day. Koyanagi Mayumi is actually cooperating with Star Army Intelligence and provides their agent with the details of the Tange plan.

A Fortunate Day

This roleplay has flashbacks to the Unfortunate Night3) in the Fifth Expeditionary Fleet when Motoyoshi Misato tricks Hanabusa Tono into betraying the Star Army of Yamatai.

5月 41年4)

Chujo Hanabusa Miho has returned after being undercover for Taisho Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko infiltrating the ranks of the The Akuro III. In coordination with Star Army Intelligence they execute an operation to extract Koyanagi Mayumi at the Fuji Hotel in Atarashi Tokyo. The operation interrupts a meeting planned between Koyanagi Mayumi and Motoyoshi Misato, and Star Army Intelligence orchestrates an arrest of Koyanagi Mayumi as to not draw suspicion to her cooperation. Meanwhile, Motoyoshi Misato is purposefully allowed to escape so that they can continue to track her and the members of the Tange cell operating in Tokyo.

Koyanagi Mayumi is taken back to Jiyuu-jō where she is held until YE 43.

Episode 2: The Evening Orchid's War

5月 41年5)

Motoyoshi Kaoru and Blues Arnoul / Catharsis Black set out on their mission in Old Tokyo. They have a close encounter in the streets with some members of the Tange Clan who are also closing in on Motoyoshi Tio. Mrs. Tanaka, the old Peacekeeper sympathizer who owns the shop reluctantly agrees to let Motoyoshi Kaoru and Blues Arnoul / Catharsis Black meet with Motoyoshi Tio who had been taking shelter in her establishment at night along with his cohorts Eisuke and Hiroji.

Upon meeting Motoyoshi Tio, he recognizes Blues Arnoul / Catharsis Black from captivity on the The Akuro III which puts him at ease. Motoyoshi Tio reluctantly agrees to retrieve his twelve-year-old son Motoyoshi Eidan from hiding and dispatches Eisuke to take care of it since he had been sent previously to deliver messages to the boy's caretaker. Blues Arnoul / Catharsis Black and Motoyoshi Kaoru lead Motoyoshi Tio into the underground for his own safety while Eisuke is sent to get the boy.

In the meantime, Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko returns to Jiyuu-jō, the castle she had never gotten to step foot in because of the formation of the United Outer Colonies and the children who betrayed her. She is joined by Motoyoshi-Yamada Ayano.

Companion Story: Jiyuu Sunsets

1月 42年6)

Motoyoshi Kaoru and Blues Arnoul / Catharsis Black take shoreleave in the Hideyo Islands on The Dream of Taiie, a galleon style sailing ship owned by Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko.

Episode 3: Forty-Two

1月 42年7)

Half a year after Motoyoshi Tio and Motoyoshi Eidan are taken into the protective care of First Expeditionary Fleet and the Motoyoshi Clan, Motoyoshi Eidan has started to settle into Jiyuu-jō and has begun to learn about his true origins and establish a relationship with his grandmother Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko. Motoyoshi Tio and his mother discuss the future of the boy and Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko indicates that the clan believes that Motoyoshi Eidan should be raised by someone who is not a traitor.

Reunited after a long absence, Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko takes a break from her duties re-establishing the fleet, to spend the day with her sister Motoyoshi Eri in Tokyo. Worried for the Taisho's safety, Chujo Hanabusa Miho dispatches Eisuke and Hiroji who have since joined the Star Army of Yamatai to protect them. Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko and Motoyoshi Eri go dress shopping and proceed to try on dresses at a local dress shop. The shop keeper quickly reveals she is a sympathizer of the fallen United Outer Colonies but is relatively ignored by the two sisters. While Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko and Motoyoshi Eri try on dresses, things get a little steamy in the changing room. As the two are occupied with each other the shopkeeper contacts a cell of the Tange Clan to alert them of the location of Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko and they send an assassin to the location.

Eisuke, Hiroji and Hanabusa Miho intercept Tange Yua before she can assassinate Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko and Motoyoshi Eri. They take both the Tange Clan member and the shopkeeper into custody. Although aware of the incident in the shop, Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko and Motoyoshi Eri, emerge from the changing room rather consumed with each other instead of the attempt on their lives.

2月 42年

Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko assembles the Motoyoshi Clan in an underground secret facility beneath the Fuji Hotel in downtown Atarashi Tokyo. Some of the notable members in attendance were; Motoyoshi Tachiko, Motoyoshi Kaoru, Kage Yaichiro, Motoyoshi-Kotoku Sui, Motoyoshi Kazue, Motoyoshi-Ieyasu Taro, and several other higher ranking members of the clan. They discussed:

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Companion Story: Forever Forwards Remixed

1月 42年9)

Motoyoshi Tachiko(Takada Tachiko), a survivor of the YSS Yukika located in the Bard Cluster in stasis by the YSS Eucharis is transferred to the First Expeditionary Fleet at the request of Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko. She travels to Gemini Star Fortress and is greeted by Chujo Motoyoshi-Yamada Ayano who brings her up to date on the Motoyoshi Clan and her former comrades in the Fifth Expeditionary Fleet.

On route to Jiyuu-jō, Motoyoshi-Yamada Ayano is forced to divert to the new YSS Tokyo to handle an emergency. When they arrive they are greeted by the ship's avatar Tokyo Himawari, who escorts them to the bridge of the ship. The YSS Tokyo has received a distress signal from the Tange System informing them that the Interstellar Kingdom Of Kuvexia has overrun their defenses and has claimed the system.

A strange message from the NMX, with the recording of long time nemesis Angelica that relays broken information about the The Akuro III, Motoyoshi Kiyoko and a Kuvexian, Baron Gello Kordoon.

“To my folly…I should not have trusted…Kiyoko is insane…” the scrambled garble of the communication continued, “Damn Kuvexians…Baron…Kordoon…Akuro…” - Angelica

GM Cinematic: Warmakers

Motoyoshi Kiyoko was upset at her Tange Clan followers on the The Akuro III, the capture of Koyanagi Mayumi made her worry about how much Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko now knew about their plans to abduct Motoyoshi Eidan. Motoyoshi Misato rejoins with them in that she now knows that she cannot return to the Star Army of Yamatai without facing charges of treason. For the first time, old United Outer Colonies Peacekeeping Forces are referred to as 'Warmakers' in her discussion with Tange Fumiko. 10)

Episode 4: To My Folly...

The YSS Tokyo, the flagship of the First Expeditionary Fleet is finally launched. Its first mission is to liberate the Tange System from the Interstellar Kingdom Of Kuvexia. 11)

OOC Note

Due to circumstances involving the personal illness of several members, a lot of Episode 4 occurred off-screen. The First Expeditionary Fleet actions were later summarized in the news post The First Expeditionary Fleet Cleanses The Tange System.

GM Cinematic: Warmakers II

Motoyoshi Kiyoko and Motoyoshi Misato return to the The Akuro III after a visit to a NMX vessel. It is unclear what happened, but Motoyoshi Kiyoko is anxious to report to her new boss, Baron Gello Kordoon. Motoyoshi Misato returns to her quarters, filled with guilt and regret her treason against Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko. She no longer wishes to be part of Motoyoshi Kiyoko's plan for revenge, so she commits suicide to escape the situation. 12)

Episode 5: The Battle of Glimmergold

Major Timeline Entry: Battle Of Glimmergold 13)

The YSS Tokyo led the Tokyo Expeditionary Battlegroup and the Taihō Expeditionary Strike Group into battle first at the liberation of the Scrapyard System and then at the Battle Of Glimmergold. The YSS Tokyo was commanded by Taisho Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko and Shôshô Motoyoshi Eri; they were joined on the bridge by Tokyo Himawari, the ship's avatar, and Taisa Kage Yaichiro. The brave pilots of the 17th Stratigic Bomber Group, "The Dragons" seen action in the battle. 17th Strategic Bomber Group "Dragons" pilot, Sasaki Miyu ended up in command of the group and performed with notable bravery. The First Expeditionary Fleet assisted in the defense of the Essai Machine Planets and provided fire support for other Star Army of Yamatai units.

Aftermath

The YSS Tokyo took severe damage in the battle and in it's aftermath is expected to be at Gemini Star Fortress for three months or more for repairs. Following the Battle Of Glimmergold, Taisho Ketsurui-Motoyoshi Katsuko retired from the service of the Star Army of Yamatai with the hopes of making a run for public office. Chujo Motoyoshi-Yamada Ayano was named acting commander of the First Expeditionary Fleet.

Those who participated in the battle were awarded the Glimmergold Star, and took part in Victory Day YE 43 celebrations. The remains of the 17th Stratigic Bomber Group, "The Dragons" were transferred to the YSS Mazu.

Episode 6: Shadows of The Evening Orchid

In progress.

These are considered the main characters in the story:

NPCs

Past Episodes

Past forum threads for the plot:

Ships

Ships that have been featured in Resolutions of The Ghost.

Related plots for Resolutions of The Ghost.

The related information is linked below.

OOC Notes

Andrew created this article on 2020/01/06 12:13. History section compiled by Yuuki and Andrew.


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