Ikiru, the Master of Shadows
skill 12
stamina 12
luck none
Preferred Weapon Black sabre, Black lightning, shadow summons
Homeland Onikaru, the Pit
Known associates The Dai-Oni
Race/Species Greater Demon
Gender Male
Alignment Evil
Equipment Black long sabre ornate with glowing red runes

Ikiru, also known as the "Master of Shadows", is the primary antagonist of the twentiest Fighting Fantasy gamebook Sword of the Samurai. He is a Greater Demon of vast power, who resides in the northern borders of Hachiman in Onikaru (which translates as "Pit of Demons"). He stole the Dai-Katana Singing Death, and tries to unlock its power and use it to spread chaos all over Hachiman[1]

See AlsoEdit


  1. Sword of the Samurai - ???