Ikoma Kado was of ignoble birth and joined the Lion Army as a foot soldier. His courage and skill caused him to swiftly rise through the ranks, and eventually caused him to be adopted into the Ikoma family and appointed the personal advisor to General …
Matsu Fujiko is seen every morning leading the Lion troops in training drills. As a sensei of the Matsu school of swordsmanship, she prides herself in shouting the loudest and striking the hardest. The troops seem to both respect and fear her.