Ren, a young girl who lost her family to the plague
and was sold as a courtesan apprentice. Feth, a foreign
boy who followed his merchant father to Japan.
They met, they fell in love, and they planned a daring
escape. They succeeded, but the elder courtesan who
helped them was shot to death as they ran. Ren was
shocked from guilt, and fell into a deep coma.
Feth, with his ability to read the hearts of others,
dove into her mind in an attempt to wake her. What
he saw when he opened his eyes was a vast wasteland
shaped from sad memories, where Ren’s frail song of
poetry drowned in the cruel cawing of world-devouring
Source, the Manifest Destiny English rules from 2+ years ago: https://boardgamegeek.com/filepage/105316/english-rules-rave...
I'm pretty sure that the podcast was just remembering it wrong.