menu Menu

A Man from the Moon

The man said he was one of eighty-two thousand repairmen on the moon. The details he mentioned about the moon were very accurate.

A Man from the Moon In the Tang dynasty, China, a year between AD 827 and 835, Zheng Renben and his friend Wang visited Mount Song. Across hills and rivers, the two people went sightseeing happily. After a long walk, they found themselves in a deep valley. They were lost. It was late, Zheng and […]

Read more

A Missing Bride

This is a strange but true story. The two criminals were never caught.

A Missing Bride This is a strange but true story. In Wuxiu County, Henan Province, China, a family married their daughter in February, in the year 714. The father asked his son to escort his older sister to her husband’s house. According to local customs, relatives, friends, and neighbors would stop marriage carriages on their […]

Read more

The Illusionist

He shouted to the boy. The beheaded boy recovered and stood up slowly with no injuries in his neck.

The Illusionist In the Tang dynasty, an illusionist walked through Chang’an’s streets with a little boy and his backpack. No one knew his name. There were many props in the backpack. While the illusionist was performing on streets, he cut off the boy’s head with a knife and told audiences, “I can bring him back […]

Read more


The woman was never seen or heard from again.

Revenge Lee Wang was the Deputy County Mayor of Yuqian County, Jiangxi Province, China. After completing his term as the Deputy County Mayor, he went back to the Capital, Chang’an, and rented a house in Taining District, waiting for a new appointment. Because something was wrong with the paperwork he sent, his superior didn’t give […]

Read more

Liyang Lake: A Paradoxical Story

The old woman asked why, but the boy left without answering.

Liyang Lake A Paradoxical Story There was an old woman in Liyang county. She was very kind and often did good deeds. One day, a young man went to her door to beg. The old woman helped him warmly, giving him the best food in her house. The boy was very grateful to her. Before […]

Read more

Previous page Next page