Shattered Empire: In the Shadows of the Dragon Mountains
A tall thin, well groomed man with flowing dark hair, close cut goatee and clean clothes.
Once a promising student of the crane, he was a man as skilled as Doji Hoturi (the Crane Thunder). When Toturi was disgraced the young Crane Champion wished his old friend to be protected from the many others who would wish to do the former Lion harm, Mikio was given the honor to body guard the ronin hero. So Mikio gave up his life as a Crane and has served as that role from before the Clan Wars until now.
He currently body guards Toku.