Whilst fumbling around trying to find clues about Left Hand's disappearance we stumble on a plot to assassinate Red Beak, a general who came to town as part of scholar Lao Li's procession. The fight to protect the general is bloody but we prevail. 'We should find out who the attackers are and who they [...]
Archive for July, 2010
The situation is again about to go pear-shaped. Or is it? 'Are there pears here?' No one is quite sure. 'It's about to go lychee-shaped.' That'll do.
Still investigating the disappearance of Left Hand we are no closer to learning anything. But we are trying. Various directions are taken to look for clues or find new leads. I head back to the dojo, discreetly following general Su Zuo who goes inside. I get close to the building and listen at the door, [...]
In a strange twist, a few of our party decide to volunteer for some hard manual labour. Guided by an imperial scholar, the group of twenty-odd volunteers are to dig for artefacts. Being told of the long hours and gruelling work ahead of them, as well as the commensurate pay, each volunteer is offered the [...]
We have been accused of theft. This is news to us but being assaulted in the market gets our attention. We head up to the house where the master of our accuser lives. 'You approach the house and see that the door... is open!' 'Is that unusual?' 'Not especially. You enter and quickly realise that [...]