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    just wondering if someone can telll me how many of the heroes love interests are still with him at the end of the novel

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    Quote Originally Posted by King_Kong_1981 View Post
    just wondering if someone can telll me how many of the heroes love interests are still with him at the end of the novel

    I think it was 2. Ada Choi's character and the other Qin virtuous lady...

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    Not sure where you are in the novel, and i also dont want to spoil you with name...i can say that he will end up with four wives at the end if i remember correctly. The TVB ending is not that accurate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ProtoM View Post
    Not sure where you are in the novel, and i also dont want to spoil you with name...i can say that he will end up with four wives at the end if i remember correctly. The TVB ending is not that accurate.
    I think it was more than four... i remember theres 5.. forgot whether theres more... 3 girls plus 1 set of twins sisters, given by Yu wen hua ji...

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    I would like to ask if the main character (XSL) will loose any battles under his command. In the TVB series, he looses a battle with the Zhao’s as one of his general did not send backup. He get beat up and travels with a circus.

    Does any of the above even happen in the novel?
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    Quote Originally Posted by gqonmars2 View Post
    I would like to ask if the main character (XSL) will loose any battles under his command. In the TVB series, he looses a battle with the Zhao’s as one of his general did not send backup. He get beat up and travels with a circus.

    Does any of the above even happen in the novel?
    Don't rely on the TVB adaptation for accuracy.

    It is HIGHLY butchered...

    but again, it may have been a good thing. The original story is so messed up and perverted, TVB probably had a hard time "fixing" it up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nie_feng2002 View Post
    I think it was more than four... i remember theres 5.. forgot whether theres more... 3 girls plus 1 set of twins sisters, given by Yu wen hua ji...
    the two sisters that you mentioned were more like "servant". he did not married them. and yes he ended up with four wives.

    And yes TVB did have something correct.
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    wow so he only has 4 wives at the end i guess a lot of his women die in this novel.. thats sad cause i'm getting pretty attached to some of his women

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    I have to agree with "King_Kong_1981". I think by Jean's book 3 translation, XSL already has 5 so call wifes and like 12 maids..

    There will be a lot of blood spilled, I am thinking.
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    Thank you Bogeyman and ProtoM for the reply.

    From reading the current translation by Jean, he is masterful in the art of war. And with the aid of history knowledge, I can't imagine why he would loose a battle. But, if it is like how TVB portray it..

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    Which is funny, from knowing how the enemy have to come through the city doors to win, with the modern knowledge, even I can think of ways to keeping it closed.
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    why do alot of you refer to Xiang Shaolong as Han Shaolong?is this some kinda spoiler you know from reading the entire novel?????maybe he is the great conqueror?or even the fouding father of the Han dynasty!

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    His foster son is Xiang Yu. Xiang Shao Long could not concieve any children of his own.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Khan View Post
    His foster son is Xiang Yu. Xiang Shao Long could not concieve any children of his own.

    Xiang Shao Long could not concieve any children of his own??? is this a joke or a fact from the book?
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    fact from book.

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    Quote Originally Posted by flamer View Post
    I think it was 2. Ada Choi's character and the other Qin virtuous lady...
    Ada Choi is in the series?
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    Quote Originally Posted by kidd View Post
    Ada Choi is in the series?
    I think he was referring to Jessica Hsuan...

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    Yea kidd i was mistaken :S

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Khan View Post
    fact from book.

    wow, I can't wait to find out why XSL can't have kids. Did he get in a fight and get hit in the nuts?


    interesting!
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    Quote Originally Posted by gqonmars2 View Post
    wow, I can't wait to find out why XSL can't have kids. Did he get in a fight and get hit in the nuts?


    interesting!
    I don't think they explained clearly... Xiang Shao Long thinks that the reason he can't have kids is because he came from the future...

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    In the book, XSL have 2 spiritual sons, one found the Empire of Qin and the other destroy Qin.

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