Thread: A step into the past - 寻秦记 - by Huang Yi

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    to continue..... end of chapter!

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    Tao Fang smiled bitterly, “It’s his man?”

    Xiang Shaolong exclaimed hoarsely, “What?”

    Tao Fang sighed, “It’s a known fact that our Majesty likes men. According to the news from the Palace, every time our Majesty sees this person, he will change into female clothing, do you understand my meaning!”

    Xiang Shaolong asked in surprise, “Who is this person?” And secretly thought, no wonder Wu Yingyuan has no wish of marrying Wu Tingfang into the Palace, and the King of Zhao is willing to give up a great beauty like Wu Tingfang.

    Tao Fang lowered his voice, “It’s the Marquis of Julu, Zhao Mu. This person is the best strategist and swordsman in the state of Zhao. He also has a lot of highly skilled exponents under him, and he often has strange and mysterious guests from all over the world. He is the most powerful person after our ruler Zhao Sheng.”

    Xiang Shaolong remembered the Marquis who forcefully summoned Lady Ya, without a doubt he must be Zhao Mu. No wonder Lady Ya is so afraid of him, and asked, “Is Lady Ya his woman?”

    Tao Fang was stunned and asked, “How did you know?”

    Xiang Shaolong hurriedly told him what happened that morning.

    Tao Fang’s expression looked even worse and after asking more questions, he said, “To the Marquis of Ju Lu, Zhao Ya is only one of his interesting toys. He possesses countless beautiful women and men, and in the past he bet on the fact that once Prince Pingyuan passes away, he will have no more worries. Now, besides my Master, Guo Zhong and a few senior generals, the rest all paid him no heed. The rest of the royalty is angry with him but dare not speak out.”

    Xiang Shaolong felt this is all a headache, but at least he is now clearer on the power balance in the state of Zhao.

    Tao Fang added generously, “Before the battle of Chang Ping, our state may be isolated further away, our people and land are less comparatively, but our army is unparalleled in the world. We have well versed strategists like Lin Xiangru who kept thwarting the eveil plans of the Qins, military men like Zhao She, Lian Po, Li Mu and Prince Pingyuan Zhao Sheng is both well versed in literature and martial arts. With him as the premier, there’s nothing the Qins can do to us. But after King Hui and these generation of famous officials and generals passed away, our King Xiaocheng does not even use his head. Instead he listened to the words of Zhao Gua, the son of Zhao She, and resulting in the terrible battle at Changping, making us turn into a weak country from a strong one. What a pity.”

    Xiang Shaolong remembered that the person responsible for this battle of Changping, Zhao Gua, is the husband of Lady Ya, so he took the chance to ask, “Why did his Majesty use Zhao Gua to replace Lian Po?”

    Tao Fang shook his head and said sadly, “It’s all because he’s eloquent. This person is born good looking, and good at analyzing, adept in the art of military studies. When he debates, even his father Zhao She, who has defeated the huge Qin army with a lot less men cannot win him. But Zhao She thinks that he’s not good enough to be a general. That’s why when his Majesty wanted to appoint him as a general, even Madam Zhao She objected. It’s just that his Majesty was persuaded by his pretty words and grand plans and insisted on his decision.”

    Xiang Shaolong was baffled, “Why would Zhao She think so badly of his son?”

    Tao Fang sighed, “Because Zhao She can see that his precious son thinks too highly of his own intelligence and refuses to listen to others. He only knows how to theorize and is obstinate. No one can win him in a debate, but he cannot win anyone in a fight.”

    He continued with anger, “The battle of Changping, he was at a most advantageous position, and the previous commander Lian Po did the groundwork for him as well, cutting the resources of the Qin soldiers who are far from home and tiring them out. Who would have expected that once he arrived, he ordered the whole army to leave the city and rashly went into the enemy’s territory. In the end not only did the Qins counterattacked and forced them back into the city and cut off their line of supply. In slightly over a month their rations were used up and the city taken over. The Qins attacked and went on a murderous spree that is the most cruel in history. There’s no way his Majesty can defend himself on his decision, if he had not changed Lian Po with Zhao Gua, this would not have happened.” He then lowered his voice and continued, “Eldest Young Master Yingyuan is disillusioned with his Majesty because of this matter, does Shaolong understand now?”

    Xiang Shaolong knows that Tao Fang has received instructions from Wu Yingyuan, and totally trusts him now. He asked, “Why did Master Tao suddenly mention the Marquis of Ju Lu, Zhao Mu?”

    Tao Fang said seriously, “Because he came with Lian Jin last night to the guesthouse, and only left at dawn. And to use red ropes to kill beauties, happens to be one of his many hobbies, he has done it quite a few times.”

    Xiang Shaolong was startled, “What?”

    Tao Fang replied, “Don’t be agitated, and you must not act rashly, or else you will be killed. Although he usually does not bother about Zhao Ya’s affairs, but for the first time Zhao Ya kept you overnight for 2 nights, so his jealousy is certainly aroused. After the instigation and plan offered by that evil thief Lian Jin, who knows how to use others to do the killing best, this happened. That’s why Lian Jin has his support in the duel tomorrow, and will certainly try his best to kill you. But if you kill Lian Jin, he will maneuver his Majesty into punishing you. I’ve discussed this situation with Eldest Young Master, and decided to let you know the situation.”

    Once again Xiang Shaolong wishes that he has a heavy machine gun in his hands, a pity that he only has a wooden sword. There are some things that even the Master Wu cannot help, much less Wu Yingyuan or Tao Fang.

    Tao Fang advised him, “You better not leave the house so often for these few days. If you can defeat Lian Jin and gain the trust of his Majesty, Zhao Mu may change his attitude towards you. By then Eldest Young Master will have another grand plan, but everything can only be revealed after the duel.”

    The corners of Xiang Shaolong’s mouth revealed a slightly cruel smile and said, “I know what to do.”

    Tao Fang felt a shiver down his heart and reminded him, “When you see Zhao Mu, you must pretend that nothing happened. This person is narrow minded and if you offend him, he will certainly take revenge.”

    Xiang Shaolong smiled bitterly in his heart, what kind of a world is this.

    By the time he returned to the room, Wu Tingfang is already pouting from the wait.

    Xiang Shaolong is still pained over the death of Shu’er and has no mood to be intimate with her. After having a short heart-to-heart talk with her, he asked, “If there comes a day I have to leave the state of Zhao, woulf Fang’er be willing to let go of everything else and come far away with me?”

    Wu Tingfang was stunned, “But what about Father and Mother?”

    Xiang Shaolong replied, “Let’s not think about them first, I’m only asking for your thoughts.”

    Obviously Wu Tingfang is not used to having her own ideas, and replied after some hesitation, “Of course I will follow you, but Father and Mother must not be affected.”

    Xiang Shaolong replied understandingly, “Of course, I won’t care only about myself and not care about your parents and family.”

    Wu Tingfang shifted over happily and threw herself into his arms, pouted her cute little mouth and asked, “Shaolong! Will you kiss me?” It’s the first time she’s experienced this, naturally she’s not sick of it yet.

    There’s no way Xiang Shaolong could reject her, and besides this is not a painful task, so he hugged and kissed her.

    In a short while Wu Tingfang was writhing, her face burning, and proactively massaged his shoulder blades.

    Xiang Shaolong remembered that he has to preserve his strength and was secretly startled. He left her sweet mouth, and coercing and pacifying her, managed to force her to go home.

    Tao Fang and a large group of warriors are already waiting for her at the main door with horses, and when he saw Xiang Shaolong escorting her out, he heaved a sigh of relieve.

    After what happened to Shu’er and Su Nu, no one dared to be lax about any woman who is close to Xiang Shaolong. Although Wu Tingfang’s status is different from the other 2 women who died terribly, but no one can guarantee that the same thing will not happen to her. And no one will be able to take responsibility for that outcome.

    Before she got up the horse, Wu Tingfang held Xiang Shaolong and said, “I can only see you tomorrow night. Grandfather has promised to bring me into the Palace to see your duel, you must not lose!”

    She was about to get up the horse when Lian Jin walked out from the guesthouse and called loudly, “Grand Young Miss, please hold!”

    When enemies meet, they cannot see eye to eye with each other.

    But Xiang Shaolong already has a plan, and did not reveal any of his inner feelings at all. He even moved to the side to look at the reaction Wu Tingfang has towards this ex-boyfriend.

    Lian Jin did not even glance at Xiang Shaolong or Tao Fang, but just took large strides towards Wu Tingfang.

    Wu Tingfang stole a glance at Xiang Shaolong, and replied a little helplessly, “Brother Lian! I’m in a hurry to go home.”

    Lian Jin looked at her deeply, his face broke out into a smile that will charm any woman and said gently, “Then let brother here send you back!”

    Wu Tingfang was surprised and after stealing another look at the expressionless Xiang Shaolong, she shook her head, “There’s no need! Master Tao will send me back.”

    Lian Jin looked heavenward and laughed, sweeping an unhappy gaze and Xiang Shaolong, Tao Fang and the rest before sneering, “He can’t even protect his own woman, so how can they be good enough to protect Grand Young Miss.”

    The expressions on Tao Fang and the 10 odd warriors darkened at once, but Xiang Shaolong was calm as usual, not revealing the anger burning in his heart, but only watching with cold eyes.

    Tao Fang exclaimed furiously, “Lian Jin you better be careful with your words.”

    Wu Tingfang was never really that polite to Tao Fang in the past, but because of Xiang Shaolong, she likes whomever he trusts, and said, “How can you say that, go back quickly, I don’t need you to escort me.”

    Lian Jin looked at Xiang Shaolong from the side of his eyes and said with an icy smile towards Wu Tingfang, “Has Grand Young Miss forgot our everlasting oath to each other?”

    Wu Tingfang threw a glance at Xiang Shaolong in fear and stamped her feet, “Don’t talk nonsense, who made everlasting…”

    Lian Jin smiled and said, “We’ll argue after tomorrow night!” And he told Xiang Shaolong confidently, “Just wait and see! Now even Lady Ya will not be able to protect you.” And left after saying these words.

    Wu Tingfang has never been thus humiliated and she cried out, “I am going to tell Grandfather.”

    Lian Jin’s reply is a loud laughter, as if he can’t be bothered about Master Wu as well.

    Xiang Shaolong and Tao Fang exchanged a look, both feeling that something is not right.

    Will Zhao Mu really back him up, why else would he be so haughty?

    Xiang Shaolong has just returned to the room when someone reported to him that Lady Ya has sent a horse carriage for him.

    Xiang Shaolong remembered what happened this morning and fury rising up so he rejected her.

    After dinner, he studied the Mozi swordplay again, and felt that it is really profound and marvelous to be able to push the human body beyond borders.

    As he was engrossed in it, Lady Ya has arrived personally.

    Xiang Shaolong continued ignoring her, until she threw herself into his arms before he asked with furrowed brows, “Why do you still come here?”

    Lady Ya cried sadly, “Shaolong! I’m sorry.”

    Xiang Shaolong was about to speak when he felt as if his neck has been bitten by a poisonous mosquito and he looked at her in surprise, only to see her holding a fine needle in her slender fingers. The sharp end of the needle shone with a strange green tint, he felt his senses getting hazy and lost consciousness.

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    Hah, he's quite literally caught it in the neck this time . Too many women are going to be the death of him if this continues...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jean View Post
    Hmm... you mean to say I've got lots of 'action' going on?
    LOL! Nope, due to your stamina only.


    AFA the story is concerned....I too wish that XS had a machine gun at his disposal after what misfortunes have been happening to him lately....
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    done in by a woman. how clich. XSL should learn from this lesson and be more wary of these ancient women. tsk tsk...

    well, at least things are definitely picking up. the plot thickens and i can hardly wait for the great duel, if there is one. really hoping some evil asses get kicked.

    i say give him some grenades and let the real fighting start

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    quick! he needs to exercise his internal energy to expel the poison! hmm...only this isn't jin yong. what a cliffhanger!

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    Ah! Finally. I am starting to feel sympathy for this horndog.
    Its BIxie Jianfa Gawdammit you guys!!!!

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    New chapter!

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    Book 2 Chap 2 The trap of lust

    When Lady Yas men were carrying him up the carriage, Xiang Shaolong woke up but his body still felt weak.

    Lady Ya sat in the carriage and let him put his head on her lap, gently caressing his hair, once in a while sighing, obviously unaware that he has regained consciousness.

    Xiang Shaolong did not find it strange at all. Because she does not know that he has undergone anti-body training for drugs before and was injected with many kinds of antibodies, and is able with withstand many times more than the average person various kinds of medication and poison.

    The poison from the needle could have been cultivated from plants. It can cause him to lose consciousness and strength temporarily but will not harm his body or cause long term damage. By now he feels that his body is slowly regaining its strength.

    Why would she want to deal with him?

    He felt a strange sensation on his face, it turns out to be Lady Yas tears dripping onto his face.

    The carriage moved, obviously no one dared to stop her carriage.

    Lady Ya sighed daintily and mumbled, Shaolong do not blame me, I am forced to do it. If I dont, well all end up in a bad state.

    Xiang Shaolong is not an idiot, so how can he not guess that this is the plot of the Marquis of Ju Lu, Zhao Mu. However he could not figure out why he would plan this, no matter how bold he is, he wouldnt dare to harm him so openly right? But why would he help an outsider like Lian Jin deal with him who should be one of his man?

    Lady Yas anxious breathing calmed, and she remained silent.

    Naturally Xiang Shaolong continued to pretend to be unconsciousness and took the opportunity to rest so that he can deal with the enems next step.

    The carriage suddenly stopped.

    Followed by the sound of the door opening.

    Lady Yas dainty body shook and she quietly exclaimed, Marquis!

    The Marquis came into the carriage, the door closed and the carriage continued on its way.

    Lady Yas breathing hastened again and she asked in shock, What are you going to do?

    A melodious and deep voice said, Nothing! Just testing his reaction.

    Xiang Shaolong was secretly sneering to himself, already know what the other party is planning to do and thought to himself that he knows how this is done as well. He concentrated and willed his body to relax.

    Indeed he felt a sharp pain on his thigh, and he was stabbed by the other partys sharp weapon.

    Lady Ya asked, Do you not trust me?

    Zhao Mu laughed, Its better to play safe, how would I know that you will not join forces with him to trick me.

    Lady Ya was thinking of protesting when her body suddenly leaned forward and her tiny mouth made gurgling noises, obviously the other party is now kissing her.

    Xiang Shaolong even felt the Marquis hand going over his prone body, roaming all over Lady Yas body. Listening to the sound of the clothes, Zhao Mus hands must have reached into Lady Yas clothing.

    Lady Ya moaned daintily.

    Zhao Mu laughed lecherously, You ****, getting more and more well endowed.

    Lady Ya panted, Havent you tortured me enough today? and she continued moaning again.

    Although Xiang Shaolong could not see, he can imagine all the awful things that is happening and felt a surge of jealousy. He forced himself to suppress that feeling and vowed never to harbor any more love for Lady Ya. Especially when this wanton is writhing so much, obviously unable to withstand the ministrations of the other party.

    The Lady Ya now is worthless in his mind.

    Zhao Mu let go of Lady Ya and smiled evilly, You want it again?

    Lady Ya leaned weakly on the back of the chair, her whole body heated and did not make a sound.

    Zhao Mu said with a chuckle, If I were to marry you, Zhao Ya will you give up this lad and follow me?

    Lady Ya sighed and said, Marquis dont make fun of me, the one you took a fancy to is Wu Tingfang, why would it be a hated and used person like me?

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    You did two translations in a day! Now you can rest for tomorrow.

    You're not obliged to do these translations every day, you do. We are all very appreciative of this. I have been enjoying the story so far; it really is different than anything before. I wonder if Huang Yi will write the fight between him and Lian Jin or will write like Gu Long who never really puts a big fight in his books.
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    I feel weird about the relationship between Marquis of Julu, Zhao Mu and Lady Ya. Is the father of Zhao Gua is the same Zhao Mu as the one having relationship with Lady Ya? As from here, Zhao Gua seems to be the husband of Lady Ya who had been passed away. So, Lady Ya indirectly should be his daughter in law and this indirectly hinting that an incest going on in their relationship.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ken2004 View Post
    I feel weird about the relationship between Marquis of Julu, Zhao Mu and Lady Ya. Is the father of Zhao Gua is the same Zhao Mu as the one having relationship with Lady Ya? As from here, Zhao Gua seems to be the husband of Lady Ya who had been passed away. So, Lady Ya indirectly should be his daughter in law and this indirectly hinting that an incest going on in their relationship.
    My mistake, the father of Zhao Gua is Zhao She. All the Zhaos have confused me. Have made the changes already. Thanks for pointing it out!

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    this marquis is even more hateful than lian jin! so many dispicable characters . forget about arming XSL with grenades. give them to me. i'd like to do away with half the characters.

    jean, i love you! you must be in a generous mood with the holiday season approaching

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    Huang Yi is definitely as good as Jin Yong and Gu Long at creating despicable characters. I've yet to figure out if that is a good thing or a bad thing, though.

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    Wow, Lady Ya gets around.

    And what's up with the marquis having multiple partners of both sexes, that's a little risque even for pre-dynastic china. He's like a chinese marquis de sade.

    Btw, I appreciate the translations, it seems some complicated stuff, I tried to read it in Chinese and just gave up in frustration.

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    to continue.....

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    Zhao Mu who is sitting opposite her reached his hand out to caresses her breast again and laughed, “It’s so bouncy, so how can it be used. Fine! I won’t force you, as long as you listen to me and work for me, this lad will be yours tomorrow night.”

    Xiang Shaolong finally understood, no wonder Zhao Mu hated him so much, it’s all because of this exquisite beauty Wu Tingfang.

    Lady Ya allowed herself to be molested and moaned, “I really do not understand, even if Xiang Shaolong lose, Master Wu will definitely not give his precious granddaughter to you, so what’s the use of you dealing with Xiang Shaolong?”

    Zhao Mu replied smugly, “I have my plans, you do not have to concern yourself. Hei! Tell me, between this lad and me, whose touch gives you the most pleasure?” He increased the intensity of his touches.

    Lady Ya stammered, “Of course it’s you who makes me feel better.”

    Zhao Mu’s voice turned icy as he asked, “Then why is it when I used this lad to do an exchange with you, you surrendered immediately?”

    Lady Ya exclaimed quietly, “Marquis your hands are hurting me.”

    Zhao Mu asked furiously, “Answer me first!”

    Xiang Shaolong was so furious he almost wanted to draw his dagger and kill him, but of course he cannot do that, because he has a bigger goal, which is to kill Lian Jin.

    Lady Ya replied helplessly, “Because you only have lust for me, but for him, besides lust, there’s love as well.”

    Zhao Mu released Lady Ya, and after a long moment he calmed down enough to say, “After he’s awake, Cuiniang will feed him one ‘Lust’ pill. If you cannot handle it yourself, then ask Cuiniang to replace you, you must not force yourself. After that let him sleep deeply for 6 hours before waking him up.

    Lady Ya asked worriedly, “Will it really be alright?”

    Zhao Mu smiled icily, “Look at how concerned you are over him, I really feel like killing this lad. Don’t worry! Besides expanding a lot of energy because of the aphrodisiac, everything else will be the same. It’s just that he will be destined to lose in that duel with Lian Jin. Remember, you have to accompany Lian Jin tomorrow night, and after that I will not bother in your affairs in future”

    The carriage stopped.

    After Zhao Mu left the carriage, the horse started moving again.

    Xiang Shaolong was secretly exclaiming that it’s a close shave. This is indeed a devious plan, using women to cause him harm without leaving any trace, formidable indeed.

    Luckily he is Xiang Shaolong. If it’s anyone else, that person won’t even know how he died, and may even blame himself for not being able to control his lust.

    Xiang Shaolong was carried into Lady Ya’s bedroom and after the servants left, only Lady Ya and that woman called Cuiniang whom the Marquis has ordered to supervise them were around.

    He was secretly cracking his brain, how can he hide from these 2 women? If the aphrodisiac melts on contact with the mouth, he won’t have enough time to spit it out.

    Footsteps were heard moving away.

    Xiang Shaolong took the risk and peeped through his lids, and saw Lady Ya with a voluptuous and flirtatious looking woman standing a distance away, arguing about something.

    He had a flash of idea, and tore away a corner of his shirt and stuffed it into his mouth, sealing the food passage.

    The two ladies walked back again and Lady Ya exclaimed unhappily, “Is the Marquis really that distrustful of me!”

    Cuiniang replied obsequiously, “Lady please forgive me, the Marquis ordered me to witness the whole process. He’s already giving Lady face, or else he loves to see such things the most. If it is not me but him watching the whole thing, Lady would be even more embarrassed.”

    Lady Ya did not protest further, and quietly accepted this arrangement. He could hear the sound of the wax pill being opened, followed by a strange fragrance wafting into his nose.

    A pill about the size of a thumb was stuffed into his mouth, dropping right into the piece of torn cloth.

    Cuiniang said with a laugh, “Done! This pill melts on contact with the tongue and will flow into the throat. No matter how chaste or strong willed that person is, he will not be able to fight it.”

    The aphrodisiac may have been separated by a piece of cloth, but it’s swiftly melting.

    Cuiniang said as she walked away, “Let me get some water to wake him up.”

    Lady Ya ran after her and asked, “What if he wakes up and found out that I’ve given him aphrodisiac, won’t he hate me then?”

    Xiang Shaolong was afraid that the aphrodisiac will seep through the wet cloth into his throat and was just lamenting about it when he saw this chance to hurriedly spit out the cloth and hid it under the pillow.

    Cuiniang replied with a laugh, “Don’t worry! He’s under the influence of the drug and will be in a semiconscious state. The only thing he knows is that he must do his best, so Lady just enjoy yourself! I can see that he’s as strong as an ox, maybe Lady will beg me to take over later!”

    Lady Ya gave a cold snort, feeling offended.

    Cuiniang does not seem to be afraid of her and left with a coquettish smile.

    Lady Ya returned to his side, heaved a sigh, and loosened his clothes.

    After a moment Cuiniang returned and cleaned his face with cold water, and was baffled, “This person’s constitution must be really unique, his skin has not even turned red.”

    Xiang Shaolong laughed secretly to himself, and with a roar, pretended that the drug has taken effect and hugged the two women, at the same time using the moves he learnt from military training, he used his thumb to press hard on the acupoint behind their necks. Before they have a chance to scream, they collapsed from the pressure of the thumb.

    They will only lose consciousness for a few minutes, but it’s enough for him to start his plan.

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    oh..that evil sadist is after wu ting fang, this is bad! XSL, kill the bastards

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    You know, this book would make a great plot for a series of porn movies.

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    Is there such a thing as anti-body training? I can understand if it resists one type of poison/infection, but against everything? Maybe I should accept it as a literary device (Deun Yu) and not to be overly critical. After all, the time machine is a more substantial threat to confounding logic.

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    Technically there is "anti-body" training because everytime we get a vaccine for a high risk virus that is what is happening. A small dose of a weak form of the virus is injected into a subject and their body will then start producing anti-bodies.

    There are several ways to acheive the results you want with vaccines. Another way is by injecting a small portion of the toxic substance that the micro-organism will produce when you are fully infected. By combatting the substance the body can once again create anti-bodies.

    When a persons body is infected one of the reasons why and illness manifests is because the invading organism is producing a substance that our body cannot handle. In essence your body is being poisoned from the inside. This is different from a virus, like HIV that directly attacks your immune system and makes it easier for other organisms to invade.

    In theory, the "anti-body" training is feasible but I doubt it is practical. Toxicology is more complex than being able to inject small amounts of poison into the body. Most likely instead of creating anti-bodies you would slowly damage your organs resulting in an early death, most likely via Kidney or Liver failure.

    Over all I think it is an interesting idea, and for the purpose of the book it is well founded. It is not beyond our current science to acheive certain results for a small subset of toxic substances. As a side-note, the idea of making vaccinations originated in China, so maybe some Kung Fu masters had it figured out after all :P
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    I think organs can adapt to being poisoned - I remember in my toxicology course I took in history, there was a man who regularly ingested poisons in his daily diet (small amounts) and his body adjusted. See the entry in wikipedia on Mithridatism.

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    Anti-poison and he knows how to seal pressure points - HXL is definitely well suited to survive in wuxia novel like alternate reality!

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