Stories tagged “china”

  • Wrath of Heaven

    “I must have it,” Xiang Heng told the broken man. “And you will tell me where it has gone.” They were in the shadow of a five-story pagoda adorned with fire and smoke. Shattered roofing tiles lay all around the broken man. The air smelled of bl...

    • Author: Sam H
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Xiang Heng's Frustration

    “That is unacceptable,” Xiang Heng replied. He stood straight and tall in his resplendent clothing of fine and colorful silk, his jet-black guan making him seem even more imposing. When he looked down at the broken man, not a single hair was out of...

    • Author: Sam H
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • No Strings Attached

    The demon leapt onto the rooftop, rising three storeys in a single leap. The sack fell heavily against its back, yet the weight of the Golden Buddha had not hindered it. Chi Lei skidded to a stop in the street below. The thieving demon grinned and kic...

  • China: Swords at Dawn

    I woke up with salt-encrusted sweat stains on my pyjamas. There was no point in going back to sleep. People were already out, loading up bicycles and scooters and embarking on early-morning cleaning rounds. The park was busy. There was a gathering on a...

    • Author: Schnappi
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5