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Kingdom of Women: Time's Forbidden Secrets

Scenario: Revised Novel Outline: "Exploring the Kingdom of Women" Setting:Historical and Geographical Context: Set at the enchanting locales of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and Lugu Lake, amidst the legacy of the ancient Naxi Kingdom. Cultural Crossroads: The setting is a melting pot where Eastern and Western cultures converge, influenced by both matrilineal and patrilineal civilizations, providing a rich backdrop for the narrative. Main Characters: Lin Xuan - A historian of Chinese descent from the modern United States, driven by a quest to understand human societal developments and the secrets of matrilineal societies. Maya - Heiress to the Kingdom of Women, battling societal and political changes threatening her heritage. The Mosuo Elders - Keepers of ancient wisdom, with profound insights into the ecological and societal constructs of their time. Lin Xuan fascinated by an ancient scroll depicting the Naxi Kingdom, is mysteriously transported to the past through a time portal activated by the scroll. He arrives during a tumultuous period in the Kingdom of Women, right as he walks across the Tea Horse Road and drinks from the mystical waters of Lugu Lake Rising Action: Integrating into the kingdom, Lin Xuan learns about their intricate connection to nature and humanity, witnessing firsthand the spiritual and physical landscapes that define the region. Maya, facing challenges to her rule from factions within her court desiring a shift towards patriarchal rule, allies with Lin Xuan to preserve her heritage. Climax: Discovering a plot to usurp the throne involving ancient and forbidden magic tied to the white sand murals and Gemu Peak, Lin Xuan and Maya must navigate a series of dangerous, supernatural trials. These trials are designed to test their wisdom, courage, and understanding of both ancient and modern societal values. Homecoming Summary:Lin Xuan, now back in the modern world, faces the complex challenge of reconciling his extraordinary experiences in the ancient Kingdom of Women with the realities of contemporary life. As he reintegrates into his academic and personal life, he grapples with skepticism from his peers and a profound sense of displacement. This chapter explores Lin Xuan's efforts to share his knowledge, convince the academic community of the validity of his experiences, and find a new sense of purpose in a world that seems both familiar and alien. Reintegration Challenges: Cultural Shock and Alienation: Begin with Lin Xuan's difficulties adjusting to the fast-paced, technology-driven lifestyle of the modern world, contrasting sharply with the more deliberate pace of life in the ancient kingdom. Skeptical Peers: Show Lin Xuan attempting to share his findings with his academic colleagues, who are skeptical of his claims about time travel and the historical insights he gained. Highlight a specific confrontation or debate that underscores their skepticism. Rediscovering Purpose: Seeking Validation: Depict Lin Xuan's determination to validate his experiences through academic rigor. Show him poring over historical texts, artifacts, and data, trying to find corroborating evidence for his claims. Compiling Evidence: Illustrate his efforts to compile a comprehensive report, including artifacts, notes, and photographs (where possible), which he plans to present at a major conference. Public Lecture: Preparation for the Lecture: Describe Lin Xuan preparing for a public lecture intended to unveil his findings to the broader academic community. Include his anxiety and the stakes involved. Presentation Day: Detail the day of the presentation, capturing his nervousness, the anticipation of the audience, and the moment he steps onto the stage. Acceptance and Conflict: Mixed Reactions: Portray the varied reactions from the audience during and after his presentation—some intrigued, others dismissive, sparking a lively debate among scholars. Support from Unexpected Quarters: Introduce new characters who believe in Lin Xuan's story or have similar experiences, offering him support and suggesting collaborative research opportunities. Personal Reflections and Growth: Emotional Struggles: Dive into Lin Xuan's personal reflections on his time in the Kingdom of Women, focusing on his sense of loss and nostalgia for the connections and simpler life there. Growth and Resolution: Show how these experiences have transformed him, leading to a deeper understanding of his values and a redefined sense of purpose. Planning New Adventures: Looking Forward: Outline Lin Xuan’s plans for future research, hinting at further explorations into other ancient mysteries or theoretical time portals. Engagement in Cultural Studies: Show him becoming more involved in cultural preservation and education, using his unique experiences to advocate for a broader understanding of ancient cultures. Chapter Ending: A New Path: Conclude with Lin Xuan accepting a new position or starting a new project that focuses on bridging the gap between past and present cultures, reflecting his renewed purpose and identity. Open Ending: Leave the story with an open ending, where Lin Xuan receives a mysterious artifact similar to the one that sent him back in time, suggesting possible future travels or a return journey.
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Revised Novel Outline: "Exploring the Kingdom of Women" Setting:Historical and Geographical Context: Set at the enchanting locales of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and Lugu Lake, amidst the legacy of the ancient Naxi Kingdom. Cultural Crossroads: The setting is a melting pot where Eastern and Western cultures converge, influenced by both matrilineal and patrilineal civilizations, providing a rich backdrop for the narrative. Main Characters: Lin Xuan - A historian of Chinese descent from the modern United States, driven by a quest to understand human societal developments and the secrets of matrilineal societies. Maya - Heiress to the Kingdom of Women, battling societal and political changes threatening her heritage. The Mosuo Elders - Keepers of ancient wisdom, with profound insights into the ecological and societal constructs of their time. Lin Xuan fascinated by an ancient scroll depicting the Naxi Kingdom, is mysteriously transported to the past through a time portal activated by the scroll. He arrives during a tumultuous period in the Kingdom of Women, right as he walks across the Tea Horse Road and drinks from the mystical waters of Lugu Lake Rising Action: Integrating into the kingdom, Lin Xuan learns about their intricate connection to nature and humanity, witnessing firsthand the spiritual and physical landscapes that define the region. Maya, facing challenges to her rule from factions within her court desiring a shift towards patriarchal rule, allies with Lin Xuan to preserve her heritage. Climax: Discovering a plot to usurp the throne involving ancient and forbidden magic tied to the white sand murals and Gemu Peak, Lin Xuan and Maya must navigate a series of dangerous, supernatural trials. These trials are designed to test their wisdom, courage, and understanding of both ancient and modern societal values. Homecoming Summary:Lin Xuan, now back in the modern world, faces the complex challenge of reconciling his extraordinary experiences in the ancient Kingdom of Women with the realities of contemporary life. As he reintegrates into his academic and personal life, he grapples with skepticism from his peers and a profound sense of displacement. This chapter explores Lin Xuan's efforts to share his knowledge, convince the academic community of the validity of his experiences, and find a new sense of purpose in a world that seems both familiar and alien. Reintegration Challenges: Cultural Shock and Alienation: Begin with Lin Xuan's difficulties adjusting to the fast-paced, technology-driven lifestyle of the modern world, contrasting sharply with the more deliberate pace of life in the ancient kingdom. Skeptical Peers: Show Lin Xuan attempting to share his findings with his academic colleagues, who are skeptical of his claims about time travel and the historical insights he gained. Highlight a specific confrontation or debate that underscores their skepticism. Rediscovering Purpose: Seeking Validation: Depict Lin Xuan's determination to validate his experiences through academic rigor. Show him poring over historical texts, artifacts, and data, trying to find corroborating evidence for his claims. Compiling Evidence: Illustrate his efforts to compile a comprehensive report, including artifacts, notes, and photographs (where possible), which he plans to present at a major conference. Public Lecture: Preparation for the Lecture: Describe Lin Xuan preparing for a public lecture intended to unveil his findings to the broader academic community. Include his anxiety and the stakes involved. Presentation Day: Detail the day of the presentation, capturing his nervousness, the anticipation of the audience, and the moment he steps onto the stage. Acceptance and Conflict: Mixed Reactions: Portray the varied reactions from the audience during and after his presentation—some intrigued, others dismissive, sparking a lively debate among scholars. Support from Unexpected Quarters: Introduce new characters who believe in Lin Xuan's story or have similar experiences, offering him support and suggesting collaborative research opportunities. Personal Reflections and Growth: Emotional Struggles: Dive into Lin Xuan's personal reflections on his time in the Kingdom of Women, focusing on his sense of loss and nostalgia for the connections and simpler life there. Growth and Resolution: Show how these experiences have transformed him, leading to a deeper understanding of his values and a redefined sense of purpose. Planning New Adventures: Looking Forward: Outline Lin Xuan’s plans for future research, hinting at further explorations into other ancient mysteries or theoretical time portals. Engagement in Cultural Studies: Show him becoming more involved in cultural preservation and education, using his unique experiences to advocate for a broader understanding of ancient cultures. Chapter Ending: A New Path: Conclude with Lin Xuan accepting a new position or starting a new project that focuses on bridging the gap between past and present cultures, reflecting his renewed purpose and identity. Open Ending: Leave the story with an open ending, where Lin Xuan receives a mysterious artifact similar to the one that sent him back in time, suggesting possible future travels or a return journey.
I love history, everything about it.
Maybe because my father is a historian, a very famous one, I’ve been surrounded by ancient books and artifacts since I was a little boy.
Now, I’m a historian myself, already known in the academic world for my theories about societal development.
Well, developing societies are what interest me the most, so when I got a chance to visit the ancient Naxi Kingdom, I didn’t hesitate to accept it.
Naxi Kingdom, where is it?
It locates in the northwestern Yunnan Province of China, on the southeast side of the Himalayas and stretches across the Hengduan Mountains.
The famous Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and Lugu Lake are both within its territory.
It’s said that the Naxi people were descendants of the Qiang people who lived in southwestern China around 2,000 years ago.
We know little about the Qiang people and even less about the Naxi people, but there’s one thing we know for sure: they’re matrilineal.
That’s right, you heard me correctly.
In the Naxi Kingdom, women were the heads of families.
When a couple married, they didn’t live together.
The man went to see his wife at night and left early in the morning to work.
The woman was the one who made all family decisions and held all rights of inheritance.
There’re also many other things that men don’t do there, but you get the idea.
When my plane landed at Lijiang City, I was so excited that I almost jumped out of my skin!
The ancient Chinese city is surrounded by mountains on four sides.
Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is to the north while Lion Mountain is to the west.
The two mountains look like a dragon playing with a ball (the ball is Lion Mountain) from afar!
This view is so awesome!
I can hardly wait to explore the mysteries of human civilization development!
I can hardly wait to meet the Mosuo Elders!
I may even learn something that’ll totally change my current theories!
I walked into my office with my luggage, ready to check my email before heading out, when I saw the scroll on my desk!
I picked it up, surprised because I’d never seen it before, and it showed the Naxi Kingdom’s map!
But it was definitely not a copy of any map I’d ever seen!
I couldn’t think of any reason why someone would play such a prank on me, so I asked other professors if they knew anything about it.
But I got nothing, so I decided to take it home for a closer look, maybe I’d find something useful on it.
When I got back home, I stared at the scroll for hours, but still, nothing came to mind, so I decided to take a break and grabbed a can of beer from the fridge.
Just as I put the can to my mouth, the room started spinning, then everything went dark.
When I woke up again, everything looked different.
The room had changed, the sun had moved in the sky…
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Lugu Lake is the center of the Naxi Kingdom’s territory, and the Mosuo Elders once told me that whoever drinks from Lugu Lake will be bound to the kingdom, forever!
I looked at the scroll and put it in my pocket before running towards Lugu Lake.
I’d decided to find the Mosuo Elders first because they must’ve had something to do with this!
But when I got to Lige Island in the middle of the lake, I suddenly changed my mind and decided to drink the water instead.
I’m not sure why, but that’s what I did.
I walked to the lakeshore and took off my shoes and socks before stepping into the water.
It was ice-cold and soaked my pants all the way up to my knees before I could stop myself from moving forward and lowering my head to drink the water as if something had possessed me.
Just as the water touched my lips, everything went dark again and I lost consciousness for the second time that day!
When he woke up again, he found himself lying on his back in the forest and the sun had already set.
He felt like he’d been sleeping for hours, but he didn’t remember how he got here at all?
He tried to sit up, but his head hurt badly, so he couldn’t see anything at all.
He put a hand on his forehead and tried to massage the pain away, but he couldn’t help but feel a little curious about how he got here?
And more importantly, where is here?
He slowly opened his eyes, but the world spun around him, so he quickly shut them again and sat still for several minutes.
He took a deep breath and opened his eyes again.
The world still seemed a little fuzzy, but he could see that he was in the middle of the forest and the sky was full of stars above him.
He couldn’t tell why, but he somehow knew that this was the Naxi Kingdom!
The kingdom was at its peak when he arrived, but everything changed in the blink of an eye!
A few hundred years later, the kingdom’s prosperity declined, just like the wine in the jar will turn sour after a few days.
No one knows exactly what happened, but there were two main reasons: the rise of patriarchal society and political turmoil.
The Naxi Kingdom was built by the Qiang people, who were matrilineal by nature.
However, many patriarchal societies started to rise at that time, which threatened to destroy the Naxi Kingdom.
Over time, many local governments were forced to adopt patriarchal systems in order to survive, leading to dramatic changes within their society.
These changes weren’t always for the better, and many of them contributed to the kingdom’s decline.
Additionally, political turmoil caused many territories to break away from the kingdom, leading to a decline in overall influence and power.
Teahorse Town was once the capital of the Naxi Kingdom, and its prosperity surpassed that of Dali, Shuhe, Baisha, Lijiang, and other famous towns.
However, thousands of years later, Teahorse Town was no longer known as the capital of the Naxi Kingdom because of its decline.
Lugu Lake was still surrounded by mountains on all four sides, but Lin Xuan could tell that it was different from what he remembered.
It seemed like an ancient evil had taken over this land and was about to destroy everything!
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His heart sank as he realized that there was no way to save this world, which was doomed to be destroyed by patriarchal societies and political turmoil.
“Don’t be sad.
Everything is meant to change.
It’s not difficult to save our world, you just need to know how to do it.”
Lin Xuan jumped and turned to see Maya, who was looking at him with a smile.
The lake was right behind her, and the sky was bathed in the warm light of the setting sun.
His heart skipped a beat when he saw her, and he quickly looked away, pretending that he wasn’t staring at her.
“Princess, you’re awake!”
Maya shook her head and said, “It’s not your fault, you don’t have to feel guilty.
The kingdom will be destroyed no matter what we do.
It’s just… I’m going to get married soon and all these changes are happening at once.
I don’t know if I can handle them all at once.”
Lin Xuan felt sorry for Maya, who was still so young and had to bear such heavy responsibilities.
He didn’t know how to comfort her, so he just sat there and listened to the sound of the waves gently lapping against the shore.
“Don’t worry, everything will be alright.”
Maya reached out and gently placed her hand on his.
It was warm and soft, and it made his heart race.
He quickly looked up and met her gaze.
They stared at each other for several seconds before she finally looked away and said, “We should go back, the elders are probably looking for us.”
Lin Xuan nodded and stood up.
They walked side by side along the shore of Lige Island, enjoying the beautiful scenery and the cool breeze.
The island wasn’t big, so they soon arrived at the pier where they had left their boat.
As they were about to get on the boat, one of Maya’s attendants came running towards them in a panic.
“Princess, something terrible has happened!
The elders are calling for you!”
Maya’s face turned pale when she heard what the attendant said.
She quickly got on the boat and told Lin Xuan to row as fast as he could.
Lin Xuan quickly obeyed and rowed as fast as he could.
The weather was very nice, but the atmosphere on the boat was very tense and no one said a word along the way.
They soon arrived at the shore, and Maya got off the boat as soon as it was close enough.
She ran towards the elders’ house, with Lin Xuan hot on her heels.
When they arrived, the elders were already waiting for them.
One of the elders said, “Princess, we’ve just received news that a group of people have entered our territory and are heading towards Gemu Peak!”
Maya’s face turned pale, and she quickly asked, “Who are they?
What do they want?”
The elders exchanged a look and said, “We don’t know who they are, but we’re sure that they’re up to no good!
We have to stop them before it’s too late!”
With that, the elders cast a spell and disappeared into thin air.
Maya and Lin Xuan quickly followed suit, but when they arrived at Gemu Peak, they were greeted by an unexpected sight.
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In the Naxi Kingdom, the matrilineal clans were governed by matriarchs, who were chosen based on their wisdom, strength, and leadership abilities.
These matriarchs came from different clans, but they shared a system of property and leadership that promoted gender equality, respect, and love for one another.
The kingdom’s philosophy and practices were very different from the patrilineal societies that Lin Xuan was familiar with.
In these matrilineal societies, women held the power and made the important decisions, while men were responsible for taking care of the household and raising the children.
The men did not own any property, and they were not allowed to participate in the political process or hold any positions of power.
The women were the breadwinners, and they took care of their husbands and children by providing them with food, clothing, and shelter.
To Lin Xuan, it seemed like a perfect utopia where everyone was treated equally and fairly, regardless of their gender.
However, he soon realized that there were flaws in this system, as well as its own set of problems, just like any other society in the world.
However, the Naxi people were determined to make it work, and they did not give up on their ideals and values.
Lin Xuan admired their courage and determination, and he hoped that he would be able to help them in some way.
He was so lost in his thoughts that he didn’t notice when Maya entered the room and sat down next to him.
She looked at him with a smile and said, “What are you thinking about?”
Lin Xuan quickly turned to her and said, “I was just thinking about how different your kingdom is from the ones I’m familiar with.
It’s really fascinating.”
Maya nodded and said, “Yes, we’re very different from most societies in the world, but we’re also very similar in many ways.
We all want to live in harmony with each other and with nature, and we all want to be happy and fulfilled.
We just have different ways of achieving that.”
Lin Xuan nodded in agreement and said, “That’s true, but I think it’s important to appreciate and respect our differences, rather than try to make everyone the same.”
Maya smiled and said, “I couldn’t agree more.”
Just then, an attendant entered the room and handed a letter to Maya.
Maya quickly opened it and read its contents.
Her face turned pale and she quickly stood up.
“I’m sorry, but I have to go now.
Please follow me to the palace.”
Maya quickly exited the room with her attendants in tow.
Lin Xuan quickly followed her and asked, “What happened?
Why do you look so worried?”
Maya looked at him and said, “You’ll know when we get to the palace.
We don’t have much time, so please hurry.”
Lin Xuan nodded and quickly followed her to the palace.
When they arrived, Maya led Lin Xuan to the palace hall, where several matriarchs and leaders of influential clans were already waiting for her.
They all stood up and bowed as soon as she entered the room.
“Your Highness, we’ve been waiting for you.”
Maya nodded and said, “Thank you for coming.”
The matriarchs and leaders quickly sat down and waited for Maya to take her seat before they spoke.
One of them said, “Princess, why did you suddenly call for this meeting?
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Maya quickly glanced at Lin Xuan and said, “This is Lin Xuan, a historian from a foreign kingdom who has come to our kingdom to help us with our current situation.
The matriarchs and leaders looked at Lin Xuan in surprise and said, “It’s an honor to meet you, Master Lin.”
Lin Xuan quickly stood up and said, “Thank you, it’s an honor to meet all of you as well.”
Maya nodded and said, “Master Lin, please take a seat.”
Lin Xuan quickly sat down and waited for Maya to explain why she had called for this meeting.
Maya took a deep breath and said, “As some of you may know, our kingdom is currently facing a great crisis.
Several influential figures in the court have proposed that we transition from a matrilineal to a patrilineal system, and they have already started to gather support for their cause.
I fear that if we don’t take action soon, our kingdom will be in great danger.”
The matriarchs and leaders all looked at each other in shock and disbelief.
One of them said, “But Princess, how could anyone propose such a thing?
Our kingdom has always been a matrilineal society, and our way of life is based on those principles.
Maya nodded and said, “I know, but unfortunately, there are people who believe that our way of life is outdated and that we need to modernize and adapt to the changing times.
They believe that by transitioning to a patrilineal system, we will be able to attract more men to our kingdom and ensure our survival.
But what they fail to realize is that by doing so, we would be betraying our ancestors and everything they stood for.
Our way of life is what makes us unique and special, and if we abandon it, we will lose not only our identity but also our pride as Naxi women.”
The matriarchs and leaders all fell silent and thought about what Maya had just said.
Finally, one of them spoke up and said, “Your Highness, I agree with your concerns, but I have to admit that our matrilineal system does have its flaws.
For example, it is difficult for us to determine who should be the rightful heir to the throne when the current heiress is unable to produce an heir of her own.
Another one added, “And because our society is female-centered, we often run into problems when dealing with other kingdoms and societies that are male-centered, as they are unwilling to take us seriously and see us as equals.
It is for these reasons that I believe we need to seriously consider transitioning to a patrilineal system, or at least make some changes to our current system so that we can better adapt to the changing times.”
The matriarchs and leaders all nodded in agreement, and Maya fell silent as she thought about what they had just said.
Lin Xuan, who was listening to their conversation, couldn’t help but feel sorry for Maya.
He now understood why she had called for this meeting and why she looked so worried earlier.
As the heiress of the kingdom, she had to deal with these kinds of issues on a regular basis, and she had to make difficult decisions that would affect the lives of many people.
He could only imagine how stressful and overwhelming it must be for her, and he admired her courage and strength for being able to handle everything so gracefully.
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“But the thing is, Your Highness,” one of the matriarchs said, “how can we be sure that men are really the answer to our problems?After all, they have caused nothing but trouble and heartache for us in the past, and I doubt that things would be any different if we were to let them into our kingdom now.
Another one added, “Furthermore, even if we were to allow men into our kingdom, who’s to say that they would want to come?From what I’ve heard, the outside world is a dangerous and cruel place, and there are many people who would love nothing more than to destroy us and take over our lands.
Why would any man in their right mind want to put themselves at risk like that?”
The first matriarch said, “That is true, but we cannot deny the fact that men are stronger and more powerful than us, and that they have the ability to protect us and ensure our survival in ways that we cannot.
And besides, if the prophecy is true and the arrival of a male figure from the outside world is inevitable, then it is up to us to decide whether he will be our savior or our downfall.
We should not let our prejudices and fears get in the way of making the right decision for our kingdom.”
At the mention of the prophecy, the matriarchs and leaders all fell silent and looked at each other with concern.
One of them said, “I had almost forgotten about the prophecy.
But now that you mention it, I can’t help but wonder if this man is the one that it was referring to.
After all, he does seem different from the others, and he has a certain air of mystery and power about him that sets him apart from the rest.
Perhaps he is meant to be our savior and will be able to help us overcome our problems and ensure our survival.”
“I hope you’re right,” another one said, “but there’s no way of knowing for sure until we find out more about him and what he is capable of doing.
And who knows how long that will take?
In the meantime, we need to be extra cautious and make sure that he doesn’t pose a threat to us or our kingdom.”
The others nodded in agreement, and the council meeting was adjourned soon after.
Lin Xuan was still reeling from everything that he had heard when Maya approached him and said, “I’m sorry you had to hear all of that.
“I’m sorry you had to go through all that,” Lin Xuan said, “but I’m sure you’ll figure something out soon enough.
After all, you’re the smartest and most capable person I know, so I’m sure you’ll be able to come up with a solution that will make everyone happy.”
“Thank you,” Maya said, “but what I need right now is a way to protect you from those who see you as a threat to their power and authority.
Which is why I would like to propose an alliance between the two of us.
With my authority as the heiress of the kingdom, I will be able to provide you with protection and ensure your safety, as long as you agree to help me navigate the political complexities of the palace and deal with those who are trying to undermine my rule.
What do you say?”
Lin Xuan thought about it for a moment, then smiled and said, “I’m in.”
Maya beamed with joy and said, “Great!Now that we’re allies, let me show you around the palace so that you can get a better idea of what we are up against.”
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As Maya showed Lin Xuan around the palace, she told him more about the kingdom and its history.
According to her, the Kingdom of Women was founded by a group of women who were tired of being oppressed and mistreated by the men in their society and decided to start a new life together.
They created a society in which men and women were equal and lived in harmony with each other, and they appointed a council of matriarchs to govern the kingdom and make important decisions on behalf of the people.
“We have always believed that our way of life was the best and only way for us to live,” Maya said, “but lately, there have been some who have started questioning our beliefs and traditions and suggesting that we should change our ways and adopt a patriarchal system instead.
If that were to happen, it would mean the end of our kingdom as we know it, and I refuse to let that happen.
I will do whatever it takes to preserve our way of life and protect my people from those who wish to do them harm.
As she spoke, Lin Xuan could see the determination and resolve in Maya’s eyes, and he knew that she was not someone to be trifled with.
He also knew that she would need all the help she could get if she was going to succeed in her mission, which is why he had no qualms about lending her his assistance.
But little did he know just how much help she would need or how dangerous her mission would turn out to be.
The next day, while Lin Xuan was busy working on a plan to help Maya deal with her enemies, he received an urgent summons from the council, asking him to come to the palace right away.
When he arrived, he was taken straight to Maya’s bedside, where he saw for himself just how dire her situation was.
She was lying on a bed of furs, her face pale and drawn with pain, her breathing shallow and ragged.
“The doctors have done everything they can for her,” one of the council members said, “but nothing seems to be working.
Her condition is getting worse by the minute, and if we don’t do something soon, she will die.”
Lin Xuan’s heart sank, and he knew that they were right.
If Maya died, the kingdom would fall into chaos and be torn apart by its enemies, and there would be nothing he could do to stop it.
But just as he was about to lose hope, he heard Maya’s voice, weak and trembling but filled with determination.
“Don’t give up,” she said, “I’m not going down without a fight.
Lin Xuan, I need you to find a cure for me so that I can get back on my feet and protect my kingdom from those who wish to destroy it.
Can you do that for me?”
Lin Xuan hesitated for a moment, then nodded and said, “You can count on me.”
“Good,” Maya said, then closed her eyes and fell into a deep sleep.
After she had left, one of the council members approached Lin Xuan and said, “We know where the antidote is.
It is located in the Valley of the Saints, which is located in the southeastern part of the kingdom.
You must go there and retrieve it as soon as possible.”
“What are you waiting for?”
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Lin Xuan’s heart skipped a beat when he heard what the council member said, and he knew that he had to act fast if he was going to save Maya and the Kingdom of Women from disaster.
As soon as he got back to his room, he put together a team of warriors and set out for the Valley of the Saints.
The journey was long and arduous, but he refused to give up, no matter what obstacles stood in his way.
Along the way, they were attacked by fierce wild animals, ambushed by enemy soldiers, and forced to cross treacherous terrain, but they never stopped moving forward.
Eventually, they reached the valley and began to search for the antidote.
But they soon found that it would not be easy to find.
The valley was filled with traps and obstacles, all designed to stop anyone who tried to enter it from getting what they wanted.
Fortunately, Lin Xuan had brought along a team of warriors from the Mosuo tribe to help him out, including Bei Cheng, who had proven himself to be a fierce and loyal ally.
Together, they fought their way through the traps and obstacles and made their way deeper into the valley in search of the antidote.
It wasn’t long before they realized that whoever was guarding the antidote was not going to make it easy for them to get it.
They were attacked by more fierce wild animals and enemy soldiers, all of whom seemed determined to stop them from reaching their goal.
Fortunately, they were able to hold their own and continue moving forward, until they reached the heart of the valley and finally found what they were looking for: a small pool of clear water that contained the antidote they needed to save Maya’s life.
Lin Xuan quickly filled several bottles with the water and prepared to leave, but before he could do so, he suddenly heard someone calling out to him from behind.
He turned around and saw a young woman standing at the mouth of a cave, her face hidden beneath a hooded cloak.
“Who are you?”
Lin Xuan asked.
“What do you want?”
The young woman did not answer his question but instead stepped forward and said, “You must leave this place at once.”
Lin Xuan frowned and said, “I’m sorry, but I can’t do that.
I need this antidote to save someone’s life, and I won’t leave without it.”
The young woman fell silent for a moment, then said, “If you refuse to leave, then I have no choice but to stop you by force.”
Lin Xuan tensed up and prepared for battle, but before he could do anything, he heard someone calling his name from behind and turned around to see Bei Cheng standing there with his sword drawn and ready for action.
“Don’t worry, I’ve got your back,” Bei Cheng said, then turned his attention back to the young woman and said, “Who are you and why are you trying to stop us?”
“I am the guardian of this valley,” the young woman said, “and I cannot allow anyone to desecrate this sacred place or steal what does not belong to them.”
Bei Cheng raised an eyebrow and said, “If you’re the guardian of this valley, then I’m afraid we’re going to have to fight our way past you in order to get what we came for.”
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The young woman fell silent for a moment, then said, “So be it,” and pulled back her hood to reveal her face: a beautiful but stern-looking woman with long black hair and piercing green eyes.
Before Lin Xuan could ask any more questions, the woman suddenly lunged forward and attacked him with her sword, but he was able to dodge the blow in time and counter with one of his own, only to have it deflected by the woman’s blade with surprising ease.
As they continued to exchange blows, Lin Xuan realized that the woman was not only skilled in swordsmanship but also quite powerful in her own right, and that if he wasn’t careful, he might end up getting killed or seriously injured in the process of trying to defeat her.
Fortunately, he didn’t have to worry about that happening because before the woman could do anything more than exchange a few more blows with him, they suddenly heard someone shouting from behind them and turned around to see Bei Cheng charging toward them with his sword drawn and ready for action.
“Get out of the way!”
Bei Cheng shouted as he lunged forward and attacked the woman with all his might, only to have his sword deflected by her blade with surprising ease.
Lin Xuan frowned and said, “What are you doing?”
“Fighting alongside you,” Bei Cheng said as he lunged forward and attacked the woman with his sword again, only to have it deflected once more before he could do any real damage to her.
“Just be careful and don’t get yourself killed,” Lin Xuan said as he stepped aside and watched the two of them continue to exchange blows with one another while doing his best to stay out of the way of their swords while also not getting killed by the giant spider that suddenly appeared right in front of him and blocked his path to the exit of the cave.
The spider looked at him with its many eyes and opened its mouth to reveal several rows of sharp fangs as it let out an ear-piercing screech before lunging forward and attacking him with all its might.
Lin Xuan tensed up and prepared to attack the spider in order to defend himself, only to have it suddenly dodge his blow at the last second and counter with a deadly venomous bite, which he was able to avoid in time but still got hit by the spider’s stinger, and fell to the ground in pain as the poison began to take effect.
He tried to get back up again but was too weak to stand and barely managed to crawl away from the spider before it could do anything else to him, only to be stopped by Bei Cheng, who suddenly appeared and blocked his path.
“What are you doing?”
Lin Xuan asked as he struggled to get up and continue moving forward, only to have Bei Cheng grab him by the arm and pull him back before he could do anything else.
“Get back here!”
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Maya shouted as she pushed Bei Cheng aside and stepped forward to confront the spider herself, “I’ll take care of this monster, you three just go ahead and find the antidote so we can all get out of here alive.”
“What about you?”
he asked as he tried to get up and follow her before she could do anything else, “Are you just going to let it kill you?”
“I’m not some helpless damsel in distress who needs your protection,” Maya said as she shoved him aside and attacked the spider herself, “I can take care of myself, so just go find the antidote so we can all get out of here alive.”
Lin Xuan watched helplessly as Maya and the spider continued to exchange blows with one another while Bei Cheng and the other warrior tried to find a way around them and continue their journey deeper into the cave.
He didn’t want to leave Maya behind, but he knew they didn’t have much time left before it was too late for her and they all died, so he did what she told him and followed Bei Cheng and the other warrior down a long passageway that led them into a dark and gloomy chamber, which had several torches mounted on the walls that lit up the room and revealed a large wooden door covered in moss, vines, and other plant life that looked like it hadn’t been opened in years.
“What are we waiting for?”
Bei Cheng asked as he stepped forward and examined the door, “Let’s just open it now and see what’s on the other side.”
“Not so fast,” Lin Xuan said as he put his hand on Bei Cheng’s shoulder to stop him from doing anything stupid, “We don’t know what’s on the other side of that door or what we’re going to find when we get there, so we need to be careful and not rush things if we want to survive.”
“What are you talking about?”
Bei Cheng asked as he pushed Lin Xuan out of the way and opened the door himself, only to have a bright flash of light appear out of nowhere and blind them before they could do anything else, “What just happened?”
“I think the door was booby-trapped,” Lin Xuan said as he helped Bei Cheng back up to his feet, “And I think I know what we need to do to get past it.”
“What do you mean?”
Bei Cheng asked as he stepped forward and examined the door, “How do you know there’s a way to get past it?”
“Because I saw it in a vision when I touched the scroll,” Lin Xuan said as he pressed his hand against the door, which suddenly glowed with a bright blue light before a second wooden door appeared right beside it that looked exactly like the first one, only this time there was a sword etched into the center of it that had a long handle with a sharp blade that looked like it could cut anything in half.
Lin Xuan reached out and grabbed the sword by its handle before he could stop himself, only to have several more swords appear out of nowhere that were exactly like it, which then began to move around on their own without anyone touching them while also not hitting anything until they formed a circle around the first one that looked like a giant whirlpool of energy that could destroy anything that got too close to it.
“What is this place?”
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Maya asked as she stepped forward to examine the door, “And how do we get past it?”
The Mosuo Elders asked in unison as they appeared out of thin air, “Did you find what you were looking for?”
“We found a giant whirlpool of energy with several swords moving around on their own that looks like it could destroy anything that gets too close to it,” Lin Xuan said as he stepped forward to examine the door, “And we also found a second door that appeared right beside it that looks exactly like it, only this one has a sword etched into the center of it that has a long handle with a sharp blade that looks like it could cut anything in half.”
“Is there anything we can do to get past it?”
Maya asked as she stepped forward to join him, “We’re not sure how much longer we can stay here before something bad happens.”
“You must prove your worth if you want to get past this door,” The Mosuo Elders said as they waved their hands to make the swords stop moving around on their own, “And to do that, you must pass a series of trials that will test your wisdom, courage, strength, and many other things before you can claim your prize.”
“Where do we need to go next?”
Maya asked as she stepped forward to listen to what they had to say, “We’ll take you to the Gemu Peak, which is where the Sacred Pearl is located,” The Mosuo Elders said as they waved their hands to reveal a giant mountain that was right in front of them that was shrouded in mist, “But first, you must prove your worth by scaling this mountain before you can claim your prize.”
“But how do we do that?”
Lin Xuan asked as he stepped forward to examine the mountain, “And how are we supposed to get there?”
“You will be able to see it after you pass this door,” The Mosuo Elders said as they waved their hands to make the first door disappear before they made the second one appear right in its place, which then began to glow with a bright golden light that was so powerful that it hurt their eyes just to look at it.
Maya asked as she stepped forward to examine the door, which then opened on its own to reveal a giant whirlpool of energy that had several swords moving around on their own, which then began to move around on their own before she could stop herself while also not hitting anything until they formed a circle around her that was so powerful that she couldn’t get out of it even if she tried.
“What’s going on?”
Lin Xuan asked as he tried to help her, only to have her push him out of the way when he got too close while also not hurting him either.
“I think I know what we need to do next,” Maya said as she reached out and grabbed one of the swords by its handle, which then began to glow with a bright yellow light before she used it to cut her way out of the circle, “We need to climb this mountain if we want to get past this door, so we need to find some tools that will help us do that.”
“How do we do that?”
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“Do not worry, I will take care of it,” The Mosuo Elders said as they waved their hands to make a group of warriors appear in front of them five minutes later who were carrying several tools in their hands, “These warriors will help you climb up the mountain, but you will have to make it to the top yourself if you want to get the Sacred Pearl, so be careful.”
“Thank you,” Lin Xuan said as he stepped forward to take his pickaxe from the warriors, “But how do we get up there?”
“Follow me,” The Mosuo Elders said as they waved their hands to make the mountain glow with a bright white light that was so powerful that it hurt their eyes just to look at it, “This is the Gemu Peak, where the Sacred Pearl is located, and it is the highest point on this mountain, but we will help you get up there if you want us to.”
“Yes, please,” Lin Xuan said as he looked at Maya, who then walked forward to take the lead while also not saying anything else until they made it to the base of the mountain ten minutes later, where they stopped and got ready for the next part of their journey.
“I’m scared of heights,” One of the warriors said as he started to panic, “I don’t know if I can do this.”
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“Don’t be scared, we will be here to help you,” The Mosuo Elders replied as they waved their hands to make a bridge out of spider silk appear above an enormous ravine that was filled with water, but they also did not say anything else when they saw them look at them in shock and surprise.
“Is this the final trial?”
Lin Xuan asked as he looked at them, “If it is, we will do our best to pass it and get the Sacred Pearl for you.”
“Yes, it is,” The Mosuo Elders replied in unison before they took a few steps back and made the warriors walk forward to cross the bridge and get to the other side, but they also did not say anything else when they saw them all look at each other in confusion.
“Is this a bridge for ants?”
One of the warriors asked as he looked up in shock and surprise, “I don’t think we can do this.”“Yes, you can,” The Mosuo Elders replied in unison as they waved their hands to make a white light go around them, “This is a bridge for humans and one that will lead you to the other side of this ravine if your heart is pure and true, but we must warn you that it will fall into the water below if it detects an impure heart.”
“What happens if we fall into the water below?”
Lin Xuan asked as he looked at Maya, who then turned to look at him and did not say a word, “Do we die?”
“Yes, this water is very cold and can kill you if you fall into it,” The Mosuo Elders replied as they made a few rocks appear below them to show them how far down it was to reach the freezing cold water that was at the bottom of this ravine, “But this will not happen to anyone who has a pure enough heart.”
“Why do we need to cross this bridge?”
Lin Xuan asked as he looked at them and also did not say anything else when they turned to leave and go back to where they were sitting before.
“You will see why soon,” They replied as they left and also did not say anything else when they saw Maya step forward to take a few steps up onto this bridge and get ready to cross it to get to the other side.
“What are you doing?”
Lin Xuan asked as he looked at her and also took a few steps up onto this bridge to get ready to walk across it with her.
“I’m crossing this bridge so that my people can live without fear,” Maya replied as she took a few more steps up onto this bridge and got ready to walk across it faster too.
I must do this for my people too, Lin Xuan thought as he took a few more steps up onto this bridge and also got ready to walk across it with her.
“Don’t let go of my hand,” Maya said as she turned around to look at him and did not say anything else when she saw him nod at her and take her hand in his too.
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We won’t, Lin Xuan replied as he got ready to walk across this bridge with her and also looked around to see if any of their warriors were going to follow them.
The warriors that were here to protect them also took a few steps up onto the bridge to get ready to walk across it with them, “We will do whatever you tell us to do, Princess,” They said as they got ready to follow them.
“Thank you,” Maya replied as she nodded at them and also started to walk across this bridge faster too.
Lin Xuan also walked across this bridge faster too when he saw Maya looking around to see if any of these boards were going to fall out from under them.
But he could see that they were going to be safe as long as they kept walking across this bridge without stopping.
Maya also did not stop walking across this bridge when she looked down to see how far down it was to reach the water below them when she heard some of these boards starting to crack.
She also knew that she could not stop walking or they would fall all the way down into the water below them.
Lin Xuan also did not stop walking when he felt some of these boards starting to crack under his feet.
He knew that he would also fall all the way down into the water below him if he stopped walking now.
The warriors that were following them also did not stop walking when they felt some of these boards starting to crack under their feet too.
They knew that they would all die if they stopped walking on this bridge now too.
Maya, Lin Xuan, and the warriors made it safely across the bridge, “We made it,” They all sighed in relief as they stepped onto solid ground again.
“Yes, you have made it,” The Mosuo Elders replied, “Now take a look at what you have come here to see.”
Maya, Lin Xuan, and the warriors all took a few steps forward after they heard what they told them to do.
And were all left breathless by what they saw next when they looked up ahead to see the majestic Gemu Peak standing right in front of their eyes.
“Wow,” Lin Xuan said as he looked up ahead to see how tall this peak was.
He knew that it was going to be hard for anyone to reach the top of it him now, even though he was here with the woman who was supposed to be the future queen of this kingdom.
Do you like it?”
The Mosuo Elders asked when they saw him looking up ahead at this peak and also knew that it was a beautiful sight for any of their people to see now, even though it was something that was never supposed to be found by anyone else in this world.
“Yes, I do,” Lin Xuan replied as he looked at them and also knew that this was something that was going to be very special for him because he never thought that he would ever see a sight like this in his life.
“This is Gemu Peak,” They replied as they made a few trees appear below it, “And these are the ancient trees where we find all of the leaves needed to make white sand murals.”
Maya, Lin Xuan, and the warriors all looked down below this peak when they heard what they told them about what was growing here and could not believe what they were seeing when they looked at these trees closer too.
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“This is amazing,” Lin Xuan said as he looked up ahead at all of these trees too, “I can’t believe how many of them are growing down here too.”
“There are many more trees where these ones are too,” The Mosuo Elders replied as they made all of these trees disappear again, “And now we will take you up there so you can see where all of these trees grow for yourself.”
Maya, Lin Xuan, and the warriors all followed the Mosuo Elders after they said what they wanted them all to do and were soon standing right in front of Gemu Peak too.
They all looked up ahead at this peak again too and could not believe how tall it was when they saw it from this angle too.
Many of the warriors even wondered how hard it was going to be for Maya to reach the top of this peak now when she had never been here before too.
It might take her longer than she thought it would now too.
“How beautiful,” Maya said as she looked up at this peak and also knew that it was a very beautiful sight for her to see now too, “I can’t believe how big our ancient forest really is.”
“You have seen nothing yet,” The Mosuo Elders replied as they looked up at this peak and could not believe how much more of it they had to show her now too, “Now we will take you to the heart of our ancient forest too.”
Maya, Lin Xuan, and the warriors all followed the Mosuo Elders after they said what they wanted them all to do and were soon standing right in front of the heart of this ancient forest too.
They all looked up ahead at this forest again too and could not believe how many trees were standing there when they saw it from this angle.
It was so amazing to think about how many white sand murals could really be found there.
And how many more murals could still be made from all of these leaves too.
“How beautiful,” Maya said as she looked up at this forest and also knew that it was a very beautiful sight for her to see now too, “I can’t believe how big our ancient forest really is.”
“Yes, it is,” The Mosuo Elders replied as they made Gemu Peak appear behind all of these trees again, “And now we want you both to perform a ritual that will awaken the spirits guarding all of the future of our people.”
Maya and Lin Xuan looked at each other after they heard what they told them to do.
They knew that this was going to be something that was going to change their lives forever if they did not perform this ritual right now.
They also knew that there was nothing else that they could really do right now either because this was something that had to be done by them if they wanted to make sure their people were going to survive too.
Now go prepare everything,” The Mosuo Elders continued as Lin Xuan started walking closer towards Maya again too, “You have everything you need in your house.”
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Lin Xuan looked back at the Mosuo Elders after he heard what they told him to do and also knew that this was something that they really had to do right now.
Everything made sense to him after he heard this too.
He knew that this was the last trial they had to face and they needed to prepare themselves right now too.
So he looked at Maya again and also knew that she felt the same way as he did right now.
They both wanted to make sure they did everything they could for their people and they would make sure nothing was going to stop them right now either.
So he started walking closer towards Maya while he got ready for the last trial that they had to face too.
They would make sure they would pass this test no matter how hard it was going to be for them right now too.
Everyone was standing in front of the river soon after they got everything they needed for this trial too.
Lin Xuan knew this was something that they really needed to get ready for because they had to prove themselves one more time.
He knew that they did not have much time to waste either so he rushed as quickly as he could to get everything ready before they went outside again too.
And he made sure that everything was done perfectly for what they were about to do next as well.
He wanted to make sure that everything went well for Maya so she could prove herself to her people as well.
He knew that she wanted to prove herself to her people and she would do whatever she had to do to protect them too.
So he made sure he got everything ready for her right now as well.
And he also wanted to make sure that he did everything right so he could prove himself to her as well.
He knew that she wanted him to prove himself to her and he would make sure he did everything that she wanted him to do as well.
So he made sure he got everything ready for her before they walked outside again too.
They all walked outside after Lin Xuan got everything ready for Maya again too.
She had a happy look on her face when she walked outside with him again as well.
She knew that this was the last trial that she had to face with him and she would prove herself one more time while she did this next trial with him as well.
She looked ahead of her while all of them started walking towards the bridge in front of them as well.
This bridge looked like it was very dangerous to walk on because it looked like it was made out of just a few pieces of wood when she saw it from here right now too.
But she also knew that this bridge had a very magical power behind it as well if you did not have a pure heart when you walked across it then you were going to fall into the river below this bridge as well.
She kept walking ahead of her while thinking about how scary it must be if you fell off this bridge while walking across it as well.
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Lin Xuan was walking next to her while they were walking to the other side of the river again too.
They were walking with the Mosuo Elders again too.
And they were walking with those mystical creatures again too.
They were all walking with them to the next place where they had to go to do their last trial together too.
They were walking to a place where there was a sacred pool with a few trees in front of it too.
They were told that they all had to get into this pool if they wanted to awaken the spirits today too.
They had to get into his pool and stay there until they were visited by a vision or guardian spirit when they were inside of this pool.
They were told that these visions would help them find out more secrets about the past of their kingdom and what was going to happen in their future too.
They were told that these visions were also very important for the both of them to see what was going on too.
They were both told that they had to get into this pool together and wait for a vision to come to one of them very soon.
She asked one of her elders something about what was going to happen to her when she entered this pool today too.
She wanted to know what kind of vision she was going to get when she went inside of this pool today too.
She also wanted to know what kind of guardian spirit she was going to see when she went inside of this pool too.
She knew that she had been preparing herself for all of these things for a long time now but she was still afraid of what she was going to see when she went inside of this pool today as well.
She knew she was not going to be able to prepare for this vision before she went inside of this pool either right now too.
She was told that she was going to see a very powerful vision by one of her elders again as well.
And that she should not be afraid of what she is about to see when she goes inside of his pool today too.
They were also told that Lin Xuan was not prepared for what he was about to see either after he went inside of his pool today too.
That he should not be afraid of what he is going to see inside of his pool either while he is inside of his water today too.
They were going to see something that was going to happen in the future instead as well while they were inside of these pools too.
They were both afraid of what they were about to see while they went inside these pools too right now as well.
But they knew that they had to do this one last thing if they wanted to awaken the spirits at the white sand murals too.
They were going to do whatever it took for them to awaken these spirits again too.
They were going to do whatever it took for them to prove themselves to all these people again as well.
They all kept walking together until they reached the sacred pool with some trees in front of it too.
And then they all stopped in front of this pool with those trees in front of it too.
She was looking at this pool again while walking over to it with him and all the other people behind her too right now again as well.
And then her Mosuo Elders told her to get into this pool as soon as possible too right now too.
She was going to do whatever it took to prove herself to all these people now as well.
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She was going to do whatever it took for her to awaken these spirits at this white sand murals now as well.
She walked over to this pool and then stepped into it with him and all the other people behind her too right now as well.
But she stepped on top of a ledge in front of her and then went down into the water with him and all these other people following her too right now too.
She stepped onto another step and then went further down into the water with him and all these other people behind her following her too right now as well.
And then she stepped onto another step and then walked down into this water again with him and all these other people following her again as well too right now too
There was another step below her when she stepped onto a step in front of her but there was no steps below it anymore either right now as well too.
And then she stepped down into this water with him and all these other people following her down into it again too right now as well.
She saw a vision of a guardian spirit walking towards her from the other side of this pool while she was walking down into it with him and all these other people following her too right now as well too.
That guardian spirit looked like a beautiful young woman too right now as well too.
Her Mosuo Elders told her that was a vision of one of their guardian spirits coming towards them at them from the other side of this pool again too right now too.
Her Mosuo Elders told her to be prepared for whatever that guardian spirit told her to do when she came over here too right now again too.
And then that guardian spirit walked over to them at them and then pointed at a rock in front of them at them too right now again too.
They walked over to that rock and then got out of the water together at them right now again as well.
They both walked over to a rock together at them while their Mosuo Elders followed them out of there too right now again as well too right now too.
They both sat on top of a rock together at them while their Mosuo Elders sat down in front of them with all those other people behind them too right now again too.
A young woman came over to them at them after they sat down on top of that rock and then put some clothes on her again after she sat down on top of it again too right now as well.
Her Mosuo Elders told her to go up onto a rock above it after she put those clothes back on her again too right now as well too.
She stood up from where she was sitting after someone put some clothes on her again just now and then walked over to another rock above it after a young woman told her to go up onto another rock above after she put those clothes back on her again just now as well.
Then everyone else left who was watching them from where they were sitting at right now before they started what they were about to do next at them after they left where they were sitting at just now as well.
Her Mosuo Elders told her that her grandmother was going to watch over what she was about to do next after everyone left where they were sitting at just now as well.
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Then they both started to walk over to a mural that they were looking down on from where they were sitting at right now too.
They both walked down a path to a mural that they were looking down on from where they were sitting at right now too.
Then they both stopped at a mural that they were looking down on from where they were sitting at right now too.
A young woman came over to them at them again after they stopped at a mural that they were looking down on from where they were sitting at right now again too.
Her Mosuo Elders told them that they were going to take a test of what they were about to do next right now too.
Then they both walked over to that woman who came over to them again and then sat down in front of them while she sat down in front of them too right now too.
She asked them which of those murals that they were looking down on from where they were sitting at right now before they started talking to them at them again too right now too.
They pointed to a mural that was below them while they were sitting on top of a rock above it.
The young woman nodded and then took out a scroll from behind where she was sitting on top of a rock above it.
This is the white sand murals, a sacred place by Lugu Lake, in China’s Yunnan Province.
The Mosuo Elders will appear and tell Maya and Lin Xuan a prophecy about their upcoming journey.
Introduction: The Mosuo Elders
This is a sacred place in the Naxi Kingdom or the Kingdom of Women, called white sand murals, which is situated by Lugu Lake, in China’s Yunnan Province.
Lin Xuan and Maya are here for their pilgrimage, and to find out more about the kingdom's past, present, and future through its ancient prophecies and wisdom.
The Mosuo Elders, along with Maya's ancestors, are vital figures in this story.
Lin Xuan and Maya both followed that woman who came over to talk to them again too right now after they pointed to that mural that was below them again too right now as well.
They both watched that woman who came over to talk to them again too right now while she opened up that scroll which had some information on it that was written in some symbols on it again too right now as well too.
Then the Mosuo Elders appeared in front of them after that woman opened up that scroll which had some information on it again too right now again too.
The Mosuo Elders told them that there were three parts to this prophecy that they were going to tell them today too right now as well too.
They were told that they needed to know about this prophecy that they were going to tell them today too right now too.
The Mosuo Elders told them that they were going to be in a big fire on top of a mountain in Jade Dragon Snow Mountain soon too right now as well too right now too.
They were told that they were going to have to leave their land by walking through purifying waters to save it from a big fire which was going to destroy their land as well too right now too.
Now I am going to read for you this prophecy that we have written down in these scrolls for you guys today too right now as well, Lin Xuan said to Maya and himself in his head too right now as well too.
I am going to read this out loud for you guys to know what we are going to have to do next after we leave our land by walking through purifying waters, Lin Xuan thought to himself and Maya as well, too in his head too, again too.
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We are going to have to awaken all of our spirits which are connected with our souls so that we can save our land from being destroyed by that big fire which is going to be coming soon too right now as well too, Lin Xuan thought to Maya and himself in his head again too right now as well, too.
Maya asked Lin Xuan if he knew what this big fire that they were talking about meant or not at all yet, though too right now as well.
Lin Xuan answered Maya back saying that he did not know what that big fire meant yet either at all yet either at all yet either at all yet either at all yet either at all yet either at all yet either at all yet either at all yet either at all yet either at all yet either yet either either, then Lin Xuan asked Maya if she knew what their spirits being awakened meant or not yet either at all still too right now as well too.
Maya answered Lin Xuan back saying that she did not know what their spirits being awakened meant at all either though still too right now as well too still, then Maya asked Lin Xuan if he could please look up for us what our spirits being awakened means in English or not yet still, then Maya asked Lin Xuan if he could also look up for us what our spirits being awakened means in Chinese or not yet at all either though still too right now as well too.
Lin Xuan answered Maya back saying that he did not know what their spirits being awakened means either yet at all yet still either, but that he would look up for them what their spirits being awakened means in English and Chinese for them once they were done with their meeting with the Mosuo Elders who were going to be telling them the whole prophecy for them soon too right now as well.
Maya asked Lin Xuan if he would please thank her grandmother again for her coming to talk with us again, when they see her again after he was done reading that third part of the prophecy for us.
I would really appreciate it if you could do that for me again, so that she can help us on our mission again, please and thank you, Maya said to Lin Xuan in English again too right now as well.
Then I finally agreed on helping Lin Xuan read this third part of that prophecy for us again, so that we could understand what we were going to have to do next before we saved our land from that big fire which was going to be coming soon again, so I finally said okay in English again.
Then I watched Lin Xuan who was reading that last part of the prophecy out loud for me, while he was also reading the part of the prophecy of the awakening of their spirits which is written on that scroll in English for me, while he was also reading the part of the prophecy of the awakening of their spirits which is also written on that scroll in Chinese for me too right now as well.
The Mosuo Elders told them that they were going to leave their land by walking through purifying waters, so that they were going to have to wake up their spirits from when they were sleeping since they buried them in some special places which are connected with some special things like Maya’s grandmother’s spirit, after they left their land by walking through purifying waters again too right now again.
Then Maya’s grandmother’s spirit also came over when she heard them talking about her spirit while they were reading that last part of the prophecy again too right now again, then Lin Xuan’s mother’s spirit also came over when she heard them talking about his mother’s spirit while they were reading that last part of the prophecy too right now.
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So he also felt both of them around him while he was reading that last part of the prophecy too right now as well, then he felt his mother’s spirit telling him that he is going to have to find out what is going to be happening to them next, since he was going to have to help us finish their mission for them, so that he was going to have to find out how to wake up our spirits for us too again right now as well.
Then I also felt my grandmother’s spirit telling me that we were going to have to find out what is going to be happening to us next, since we are going to have to help us finish our mission for us too right now as well.Then we saw the Mosuo Elders who were also watching us, while we were reading that third part of the prophecy for us, since they also knew that they were going to have their spirits to wake up too soon too right now as well.
I also told Lin Xuan that I am sure that our elders are also watching us too right now as well, since they know that we are going to have to help them finish their mission for them, so that we are going to have to wake up their spirits for them too soon too right now as well.
Lin Xuan asked Maya what does that third part of the prophecy mean exactly, since he was not sure what it means when it says that we are going to have to wake up our spirits which are sleeping, while we walk through these purifying waters too right now as well.
Then I told Lin Xuan that I am not sure what it means when it says we are going to have to wake up our spirits either soon too right now as well, but that we are going to have to ask our Mosuo Elders what it means later when we are done reading that last part of the prophecy for us.
Then I saw the Mosuo Elders who then told us that these white sand murals which were made by our ancestors who are telling us everything about what has happened to our land before and what is going to happen to our land soon again as well, so let’s go and find out what has happened to our land before by walking through these white sand murals which are made by our ancestors together right now too again as well.
Then we watched the Mosuo Elders who then showed us where these white sand murals which are showing us everything about what has happened to our land before, then we finally went over there with them, while we followed them over there right now too again as well.
Lin Xuan and Maya then went over there with them while they followed them over there, then he saw all of these white sand murals which are showing them everything about what has happened to their land before when he went over there with her right now as well.
Then he also saw all of these white sand murals which are showing them everything about what has happened to their land before when she went over there with him right now as well.
There was another portal which was also opened by walking through those purifying waters, so let’s go and walk through these white sand murals together too right now as well.
Lin Xuan and Maya then walked into those white sand murals together with them, while they saw most of those writings and symbols which were showing them everything about what has happened to our land before like they thought earlier on too right now as well.
Then Lin Xuan knew most of those writings and symbols which were showing them everything about what has happened to their land before like he knew those writings and symbols which were shown in that first part of the prophecy which they read earlier on too right now as well.
He then told Maya what those writings and symbols mean in English too right now as well.
Maya then told him what those writings and symbols mean in Chinese for him too right now as well.
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Now the Mosuo Elders told us that there was only one more thing which we needed to do now in order for us to get all of the answers from our ancestors now too right now as well.
Which is to go down into this chamber which is hidden below all of these white sand murals which they are showing us right now too again as well as well as look at this one part of all of these white sand murals which are showing us what is going to happen to their land soon as well because you will also find out there for yourselves too right now too as well.
Then they went over there with us too while they showed us how we could get down from here into this chamber which is hidden below all of those white sand murals which are showing us everything too right now as well.
Then Lin Xuan and Maya went down into this chamber with them while they also went down into this chamber with us too right now as well.
It was quite dark in there, but they could see most of those writings and symbols which are written on those walls in there too right now as well.
Now let’s go over there and take a look at what they want to show us right now too right now as well.
Then Lin Xuan saw most of those writings and symbols which are written on that part of the wall which they wanted him to take a look at in there again too right now as well.
Those writings and symbols were a little bit different from those ones which he saw earlier on too right now as well.
I think that there was another portal over there again for us in here too again now as well as well when he saw most of those writings and symbols which he saw earlier on in English because he knew that there was another portal over there again for him in here too again when he read most of those writings and symbols in English too right now as well.
Maya also saw most of those writings and symbols which were written on that part of the wall too when she went over there with him too right now as well.
There were a lot of images over there on those walls along with a lot of lines and symbols like in the previous one which they saw earlier on when they were in there earlier on too right now as well, then suddenly he saw all of those images along with all of those lines and symbols which were changing into some other images along with some other lines and symbols too right now as well.
The images were changing into some other images along with some other lines along with some other lines and symbols along with some other symbols too, while they were moving around in there too again as well.
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Some water started to come out from the wall too along with it also started to create a whole lake in front of them because it was creating that whole image around them too where they could see most of those images along with most of those lines along with those symbols again in here too right now as well.
There were a lot of images along with some other lines along with some other symbols around them too which started to create that whole image around them again because it was creating a new image around them again in here too right now as well.
Lin Xuan along with Maya saw that lake along with some grasslands which started to create around them too where they could see some animals around them too right now as well.
A lot of people started to walk around that lake along with those grasslands around them where they could see some other people who were fishing by using their nets along with their boats too right now as well.
They could see that whole environment around them like it was real around them in front of them but it was not real either around them because it was just an image around them again in here for them too right now as well.
When Lin Xuan took a look around them then he was able to see that the water which was in the lake was not clear either too again right now as well.
It was looking like a very dirty water which would not be drinkable by anyone at all because it was looking like a very dirty water around them too right now as well.
Lin Xuan did not understand what was happening around them in here too right now as well.
He took a look around them then he was able to see that the water was looking very dirty at all while all of the grasslands were starting to die out too right now as well.
The trees were starting to die out too right now as well.
Then he took another look around them again where he saw that lake was fully dried up where there was nothing left behind them too right now as well.
The land was very barren where there was nothing left behind them either too right now as well.
Lin Xuan along with Maya were able to understand what is happening in here when they were at the portal in here because most of those things which were written by the Mosuo Elders were starting to happen in front of them too right now as well.
He did understand that what would happen in the future at all when they saw most of those images around them in here too right now as well.
I think that this prophecy is about some bad days which are going to come in the future at all when I saw most of those images around me in here as well, I think that we need to do something about it in here as well, said Lin Xuan after watching those images then Maya also nodded her head while watching those images too again as well.
After that, Lin Xuan along with Maya started to take a look around them again in here too right now as well.
They were able to see that all of the images were changing into something else again when a lot of people started to show around them in here too again as well.
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It seems that we are not able to do anything about it at all, said Maya after taking a look at their surroundings then she continued with her words again, I think that we need to watch everything from here only then we will be able to do anything about it at all, said Maya after watching their surroundings again.
Yes, we can not do anything about it at all, said Lin Xuan after watching their surroundings again.
After that, both Lin Xuan along with Maya were watching everything around them then they were able to see that portal was being opened where the people who were coming from the portal had a lot of weapons with them too right now in here as well.
It seems that we are going to have a war between us and someone else who may be coming from some other kingdom at all, said Lin Xuan after watching those people coming out from the portal then he continued with his words again, I think that we need to watch everything from here only then we will be able to do anything about it at all.
Yes, you are right, said Maya after watching those people coming out from the portal then she continued with her words again, I am pretty sure that these things are about something bad which is going to happen in the future when we are not going to be there at all, said Maya after watching those images of people fighting with each other.
After that both Lin Xuan along with Maya started to take a look around their surroundings again where they were able to see a lot of things which were happening around them.
It seems that we are not able to do anything about it all, said Lin Xuan after taking a look around their surroundings in here too right now.
I am not pretty sure about it at all, said Maya after taking a look around their surroundings again in here too right now.
After some time both of them were able to take a look around their surroundings where they were able to see a lot of people dead around their surroundings then they were able to see some people who were still fighting with each other in here too right now as well.
It seems that people are dying and no one is winning in this war, said Lin Xuan after taking a look around their surroundings then he continued with his words again, I think that we need to do something about it in here too right now.
Yes, you are right, said Maya after watching everything around her in here too right now as well.
Both of them started to take a look around their surroundings in here again where they were able to see some people who were trying to retreat from there then they were killed by those things which were coming out from the portal then Lin Xuan along with Maya were not able to see anything around them then.
When they both woke up then they were inside of a very large room where they took a look around themselves then they were able to see that there was an ancient water clock in front of them too right now as well in here too.
The water clock was looking very beautiful and unique too right now as well.
The water clock was having a circle design where there was an ancient symbol which was written in front of them too right now as well in here too.
The water clock was having a lot of symbols on its top part where there was some kind of water which was flowing from one place and coming back from another place where it was looking very unique and beautiful too right now as well.
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This is looking very majestic and beautiful, said Lin Xuan after taking a look around his surroundings then he continued, I am pretty sure that this is also an ancient artifact in here.
Yes, you are right, said Maya after taking a look at that water clock which was looking very beautiful and unique, I am sure that the Kingdom of Women is having a lot of these ancient artifacts with them for sure.
They both started to take a look around their surroundings then they went ahead and saw some clothes lying on the ground somewhere where they went ahead and saw that these clothes were looking similar like what they both were wearing before dying in there.
It seems like these are our clothes, said Lin Xuan after taking a look at all of these clothes which were lying on the ground then he continued, these are looking exactly like what we were wearing before dying out there.
I am pretty sure that there is something which is wrong with this place, said Maya after taking a look around her surroundings then she continued, We need to find out what is happening around ourselves.
They both went ahead and took a look at another room where there was an ancient artifact which was looking very beautiful and unique too right now as well.
This is an ancient sword, said Lin Xuan after taking a look at an ancient sword which was looking very beautiful and unique, I think that this is also an ancient artifact in here.
Yes, you are right, this is an ancient artifact, said Maya after taking a look at the sword in his hands, it seems like we have already been in this room before dying out there in the war outside, that is why our clothes are already in here where they were looking very similar to what we both were wearing before dying out there in the war outside for sure.
They both started to take a look at their surroundings again then they saw that everything was looking exactly the same what they were seeing before dying out there in the war for sure.
I think that this is the reason why the Kingdom of Women is not able to maintain their population, said Lin Xuan after thinking something about it, they are getting killed by those monsters out there then they are coming back from the portal, they are not able to remember anything about it for sure.
They both started to take a look around their surroundings again where they saw that the elders were also coming toward them where they heard everything what Lin Xuan was talking about in here too right now.
We are not able to do anything about it, said one of the elders who was coming toward them where Lin Xuan and Maya saw him coming toward them after hearing him talking about it in here too right now.
After some time both of them sat down where they started to talk with the elders in here too again where Lin Xuan was talking with the elders, you can still remember everything about what is happening around you?
Yes, we are still able to remember everything which is happening around us, said one of the elders after hearing Lin Xuan talking about it, I think you need to know that a lot of people from the Kingdom of Women have already lived two lives up until now.
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Yes, we know about it but why are you asking us all these things?Said Lin Xuan where he was not able to understand anything about what he was trying to ask them about it for sure in here right now.
You need to know that if you want to get your memories back from your past life then you have no other option but complete a ritual where you will be able to drink a potion in here but I need to warn you that it will be very bitter for you both, said one of the elders after taking a look at them for some time where they were showing him a serious face for sure, it will be hard for you but it will be worth it for sure in here right now for sure where he was getting ready for something for sure in here for sure right now.
We know that it will be hard for us but we are ready for it for sure, said Lin Xuan after listening to them where he took a deep breath for some time, it will be hard for us but we need our memories back so that we can save our kingdom from those monsters outside.
After some time they both started to drink the potion where it was very bitter for them where both of them started to move around on the floor where they were shouting in pain for some time but after some time both of them started to feel like a lot better for sure in here where the elders were watching them from the back where they were showing them something about it for sure in here for sure right now.
After some time both of them opened their eyes where they were feeling fine for sure, you need to remember that you have only three days left where you will be able to stay alive till that time, said one of the elders where Lin Xuan and Maya heard about it and they nodded their heads after hearing about it from him, once you have died outside then you will be able to come back here where you will be able to get your memories back from your future life but you need to remember that all these things will not be easy for you both in here for sure, said another elder after taking a look at them for some time where he was trying to tell them something about it for sure in here about it, I hope that you will be able to understand what I am trying to tell you about in here for sure in here right now.
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