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The Walnut 

The walnut flew away. No one knew what kind of monster it was.

The Walnut  In the Tang dynasty, a man who lived in Chang’an died suddenly one day, leaving his wife and 11-year-old son. His son had been having nightmares ever since his father died. He kept seeing something outside the window in his room. Was he dreaming? Or was it real life? At midnight, an old […]

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An Indian Monk

The 15-year-old daughter who was smart and pretty, but she had a strange disease. An Indian monk said he could cure her.

An Indian Monk In the year 805, there was a multimillionaire named Bu Wang who lived in the East Market of Chang’an City. He was an educated and reasonable person. Many businessmen knew him. Wang had a 15-year-old daughter who was smart and pretty,but she had a strange disease. There were two legume-like polyps growing […]

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Painted Skin

Mom, I’ve almost been eaten up by a monster!

Painted Skin In the Tang dynasty, China, sometime between AD 785 and 855, a man named Shen Wang lived with his wife and son at a bungalow in the west side of the Capital, Chang’an. Wang was a philanthropy-minded person. He planted a large area of elms and built several thatched huts to shelter passing […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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