The Empire of the Emerald Stars is an alternate Legend of the Five Rings timeline that describes an Empire founded in the Clans thousands of years in the future. It was first described in the Fourth Edition Role Playing Game book Imperial Histories II. Since then, a number of Game Masters have made variations of the universe for their own Rokugan Science Fiction Style games.
There are many variations on timelines and worlds, but these documents describe one possible timeline that works for these stories. These were created by Vincent Arnel:
These other stories are about other characters in a similar universe unrelated to Shinwa's stories. Called Away - A story about Asahina Osamu, a teacher in the Empire of the Emerald Stars Hope is a Butterfly - Another story about Asahina Osamu's childhood.