Mentor to Flare, Guardian of the Veil
Ryuichi is many things to many people. He is a musician, a self-styled philosopher, a martial artist (primarily in the kendo swordfighting style), party animal, DJ, horse rider, illegal immigrant…
Starting over. Ryuichi is a Japanese national in his early forties living in the city of New York, where he works as a member of the Guardians of the Veil. He originally came to the city in early 2002, as part of a joint operation between his original Nagasaki-based cabal and the New York Guardians. He fell in love with the city, and when the rest of his cabal departed, he stayed behind. He has since formed a new cabal, the Winding Path to Ouroborous, whose all-Guardian membership does god knows what in inscrutable ways. He also volunteers his time to broader Guardian assignments, such as – of late – the tutelage of Flare.
He plays several instruments, but primarily enjoys trance music and DJing. He spends much of his free time indulging just that hobby at the trance club he owns: Cielo, in Manhattan’s Lower West Side.
Declared a shadow war against Trikephalos in November of 2012, naming Flare’s disappearance as his motivation. He has failed to report to Consilium functions since.