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Yomi, the dark japanese Underworld of the Amatsukami, is the realm of Izanami and place of damnation for all japanese souls…

Also known as the shadowland of the dead, Yomi is exceptionnaly dark and empty. Souls just err aimlessly, with the ultimate burden of memory loss, loneliness and sadness. They are consumed slowly by darkness, until only their core remains, with no hope of salvation. This ultimate fate explains why there are a higher amount of ghosts in Japan : strong souls try to stall the journey to this inevitable destination.

The land itself is a vast plain, ressembling an old japanese city, populated by the blackened souls of the dead. Most women souls become Shikome, titanspawns serving Izanami with zealous fervor. None can say how many Shikome Izanami has under her service, but it's enough to keep her land safe despite her lack of political allies.

In Yomi, there are no lights to guide one's path, and all beings both hate and fear brightness. The Underworld looks a lot like the darkest places of Patala or Nyx, however, the presence of Izanami makes it very different in the feeling it causes the traveler. There is a sadness, an anger, a despair that lingers there, a dark feeling that englobes everything. Finding one's way in Yomi is exceedingly hard. If one uses light to guide the way, the inhabitants either becomes exceedingly aggressive or flee in terror. Additionnaly, the closeness of other realms is so strong, one might fall through a rotten floor directly into Patala…

Indeed, Izanami does not protect her realm much. Nowadays, she allows titanspawns from Death, Night and Depths to fight and travel in her realm as long as they do not harm her dominion or her souls… However, visitors are not off-limits and a few beings trying to find old treasures have met their demise in various horrid ways…