A pop in on Korea, where Sejong inches closer to unlocking his final, literal turtle form. Korea no longer looks like such easy pickings for Japan, which might have success plucking Kaesong... but Seoul looks far too big a pill to swallow.
Meanwhile, Yakutia has staked out a pretty convincing \"you shall not pass\" line across the top of Korea / Mongolia. It remains to be seen if Japan settles up the Siberian coast before Blackfoot or Inuit get there, but we see no evidence of a new Japanese settler here.
In the Fine Print, we see word of two cities in Asia Minor flipping again. All that's missing is a spinning newspaper.