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The Story of Saiunkoku, Vol. 5 (The Story of Saiunkoku #5)

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Shurei Hong, destitute but of noble birth, has always dreamed of working as a civil servant in the imperial court of Saiunkoku, but women are barred from holding office. The emperor Ryuki, however, refuses to take command, leaving everything to his advisors. Shurei is asked to become a consort to the emperor to persuade the ne’er-do-well ruler to govern.

Shurei falls ill an
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Paperback, 176 pages
Published November 1st 2011 by VIZ Media LLC (first published January 26th 2010)
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Her uncle is funny lol
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Dec 21, 2011 Estara rated it really liked it
Shelves: manga, read-in-2011
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Drat! Don't you simply hate it that Goodreads still hasn't incorporated 1/2 stars into its ratings system?

Anyway, this book is more of 2 1/2 stars for me as opposed to 3 stars. The problem with this volume is the introduction of yet another male character. There is already too many characters with storylines that don't necessarily seem to be going anywhere. Most of the men appear to be in love with Saiunkoku which is all fine and dandy, but she is really oblivious to all of their attention. I st
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Nidah (SleepDreamWrite)
Can't get enough of this series. Its that good. Another good volume. Liking the characters as well. And that art style.
Rachel (Sfogs)
Oct 28, 2014 Rachel (Sfogs) rated it really liked it
Shelves: library
Shurei has been secretly working at a very interesting place. Which is good because having people like Kocho on your side, may just save your life!
Her poor Uncle ;-)
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