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by nowhereman26
Thu Apr 23, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Backgrounds
Topic: Zui Long: Origins
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Re: Zui Long: Origins

Part IV After a brief respite the Prince and most of his men had sat down to dinner with the Xu family. The dinner went surprisingly well. Not a single dish was misplaced, nor did a wayward drop of wine find its way onto the tablecloth. The prince was very satisfied, and offered not a single word o...
by nowhereman26
Wed Apr 15, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: Backgrounds
Topic: Zui Long: Origins
Replies: 3
Views: 1171

Re: Zui Long: Origins

Part III The chill in Xu Hailong's chest grew into a dull ache over the night, but any anxiety or guilt was quickly overshadowed the next day by the Prince's arrival. Overshadowed, but not eliminated, to be sure. Everyone in the township was rushing around, making last minute preparations. Even the...
by nowhereman26
Sun Apr 12, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: Backgrounds
Topic: Zui Long: Origins
Replies: 3
Views: 1171

Re: Zui Long: Origins

Part II That evening the entire Xu clan had dinner, as they often did. Hailong sat in silence as he ate, his posture perfect and his face as tranquil as an empty meadow. Inside, however, his chest felt numb and cold. Hailong felt like he should feel something, but all he could feel was the glacial v...
by nowhereman26
Sat Apr 04, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Backgrounds
Topic: Zui Long: Origins
Replies: 3
Views: 1171

Zui Long: Origins

Part I Face is a very important concept in Shou culture. Ideas such as saving face and losing face carry much greater weight than they do in lands farther west. Many of the region’s stories and dramas often involve people from backgrounds, both big and small, going to great lengths to keep up appea...