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Short Stories: The Magnanimous Girl
August 31, 2000
A tale from Pu Songling's Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio. A beautiful young woman moves in next door to a poor scholar, and though he hopes to marry her, she declines the offer. Then, a handsome young man befriends the scholar...
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Short Stories: The Painted Skin
August 31, 2000
A tale from Pu Songling's Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio. A scholar falls for a beautiful maiden whom he invites to stay with him, but then a chance meeting with a Taoist priest in the market reveals that all is not what it seems...
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Short Stories: The Magic Sword
August 31, 2000
A tale from Pu Songling's Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio. A young scholar seeks shelter in an abandoned temple, only to encounter ghosts and demons that threaten to drain his body of blood. Only by staying close to a Taoist priest at the same temple can he hope to survive...
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Short Stories: Miss Lien-Hsiang
August 31, 2000
A tale from Pu Songling's Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio. A love triangle blooms between a ghost, a fox-spirit, and a scholar in this definitive Pu Songling tale...
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Short Stories: The Resusitated Corpse
August 31, 2000
A tale from Pu Songling's Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio. Four travellers spend the night with the recently deceased, only to find she has an appetite for the living...
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Short Stories: Miss Quarta Hu
August 31, 2000
A tale from Pu Songling's Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio. When three fox maidens vie for the attention of one scholar, he is beyond himself with joy, until that is a Taoist priest arrives, on the hunt...
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Short Stories: Magical Arts
August 31, 2000
A tale from Pu Songling's Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio. A necromancer predicts that a young man will die in three days, he waits for death and on that day must fight against all manner of supernatural foe, until he suspects he knows who is trying to kill him...
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Short Stories: The Painted Wall
August 31, 2000
A tale from Pu Songling's Strange Stories from a Chinese Studio. A man visiting an old temple gets drawn into a painting, where he meets a young maiden...
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