Tsuchimikado Yukitada

土御門 幸正 (a.k.a. Yuki)

Days spent in darkness
No spark without word from you
Then blaze in your light
— Tsuchimikado Yukitada
The poem he thought would be his last contact with the love of his life. Her father intended to marry her off to a more well to do suitor.
Overview
Only a lower ranked samurai, but his choices made impacts far and wide.
 
Goals
serve his lord well
bring honor to his family

 

 

Personality

Virtues
honest
honorable
dutiful
calm
quick to learn
good strategist

 
Vices
stubborn
blames himself when things go wrong
obsessive
not confident, unless it's a topic he obsesses over
cautious, often overly so

 
Quirks
loves verbal sparring
occasional boyish tendencies

 

Views

Likes
hunting
fishing
onigiri
koi (in ponds - but doesn't have one himself)
riding his horse
visiting the sea when he was small
While hunting one day, he meets a Kitsune who changes the course of his life.

 
Dislikes
injustice
those who should, but don't adhere to bushido (way of the warrior)
being ordered about

 
Religion
Reveres the Kami, but much of religion is to personal for him to verbalize or really put into words.

 

Milestones

Education
classical samurai training

 
 
 
 

Kith and Kin

Mother
Ishida Kyoko

 
Father
Tsuchimikado Makoto

 
Of Note
Easily traceable lineage to Abe no Seimei (10th century)
Possible distant relation to Emperor Tsuchimikado (ruled in the 12th century), through Emperor's exiled brother, Yorihito. Documentation unreliable.

Relationships

Yoshida Shouin

friend (Important)

Towards Tsuchimikado Yukitada

4

4

Frank


Tsuchimikado Yukitada

friend (Important)

Towards Yoshida Shouin

5

4

Honest


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Tsuchimikado Yukitada
Tsuchimikada Yukitada (Character based on the man in the photograph - Nobuyoshi Oda a political activist and dentist). Photo taken in the mid 1800s. by Photographer Unknown
Description
oval face
expressive eyes
tall for the times
 
Age 19
 
Birthday Jan 10 ( Capricorn)
 
Name Trivia When choosing his name upon becoming a samurai, he wanted to honor his parents extreme efforts to keep him alive when he was born. His father trudged through a blizzard to fetch the doctor. Thus he chose 幸 Yuki (the first part of his personal name which means fortunate), a homonym of the word for snow 雪.
 
Meyers Briggs ISTJ
 
Talents
hunting
fishing
speaking and reading Chinese
dealing with difficult people
poetry

Year of Birth
1827
Birthplace
Hagi in the Choushuu region of Western Japan
Short Stories with this Character Nakamura's Dream

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