Varisia: 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.
She was already acquainted with Eydan and has befriended the rest of the party after they stood up to her father when he decided to air some dirty laundry in public. She then disappeared in the middle of the night, only to have the party track her to her father’s glassworks, where they defeated a dozen goblins and rescued her from her brother who had captured her and murdered their father.
She has now inherited her father’s nobility and generously rewarded the party, while continuing to operate the Rusty Dragon for now.