Rise of The Runelords
Ameiko Kaijitsu is best known in the town of Sandpoint as the proprietor of The Rusty Dragon, the most popular tavern in town. A member of the town’s small aristocracy, she is the eldest daughter of Lonjiku Kaijitsu and Atsuii Kaijitsu, and half-sister of Tsuto Kaijitsu. When her younger brother’s questionable birth caused his ostracization from the family, Ameiko was the only person who visited him in the Turandarok Academy.Tsuto’s influence on Ameiko was notable, despite his near total absence from her everyday life, and an argument between the two siblings in 4701 during which he struck her prompted her abandonment of Sandpoint for a year of adventuring. Ameiko returned to Sandpoint in 4702 for her mother’s funeral, and partook in another heated argument with her brother over his overstated opinion that their father had pushed Atsuii to her “accidental” death. It was not long after this dispute that Ameiko turned her back on her family and began her career as a tavern owner.
Ameiko’s life was uneventful for five years after until in 4707, the ill-fated Swallowtail Festival ended in fire and blood. Unbeknownst to Ameiko, it had been her father and her brother, albeit the former unwillingly, who were behind the Goblin attack. Tsuto murdered Lonjiku to tie up a loose end of Tsuto’s, and kidnapped Ameiko when she refused to join him. The heroes of Sandpoint bravely rescued her, killing her brother Tsuto in the process for his crimes.
Though distraught with being the only Kajitsu left alive, Ameiko is thankful of the heroes of Sandpoint, and is counted under one of their most fervent supporters in Sandpoint.