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    Default 远古的传说 / 华夏演义 [Ancient Legends of China]

    http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=135412276499892


    (See the link above for more information on the series)

    I cannot believe a thread has not been made yet regarding this brand new, large-scale, epic series starring Vincent Jiao. Many people have been waiting for this series for the past year and a half ... and it finally started broadcasting on CCTV-1 on August 8. According to an online interview, they are also planning to air the series in primetime on CCTV-8 directly after its first broadcast, which makes sense considering CCTV-8 is the usual network for costume dramas, especially mythology-based ones.

    News releases from China have recently confirmed that 传说 has already surpassed the ratings record for its current timeslot on CCTV-1 (probably due partly to the fact that most regular CCTV-1 viewers ain't used to dramas like this). The numbers are still going up every night.

    In case you don't already know, 传说 covers the earliest period of Chinese mythology (Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors, Xia Dynasty), so it acts as a "prequel" to the entire 宝莲灯 (Lotus Lantern) trilogy, of which Vincent Jiao is also the star. Last year's 宝莲灯前传 starts off in the Shang Dynasty, which is just about where this series comes to an end.





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    EDIT:

    So now I have a pretty good idea of all of the folklore/legends that are incorporated into the epic story.

    I'm guessing all of the main myth from Shan Hai Jing as well as all of the other major legends from the Three Sovereigns and Xia Dynasty time period are accounted for.

    They are:

    the war between the Yellow Emperor and Chi You
    Nv Wa and Fu Xi creating humans
    Shen Nong tasting 100 herbs
    Bai Hua Xian introducing flowers
    Kua Fu chasing the sun
    the Gate Gods
    the beheading of Xing Tian by Huang Di
    Lao Zi's azure bull
    the origin of Er Lang Shen's dog
    Zhu Rong vs. Gong Gong
    Foolish Old Man Yu Gong
    the Red-Scaled Python
    origins of the Demon Emperor
    Da Yu and the Great Flood
    the Four Symbols and 28 Mansions
    Shangri-La the utopian paradise
    the reign of the Flame Emperor
    Ruo Xi (Lei Zu) discovering silk
    Du Ka inventing wine
    Cang Jie creating writing/words
    Nv Wa Mending the Sky
    the traditions of New Year's and the Nian Shou
    Chang E Ben Yue
    Hou Yi shooting the suns

    The story also prominently features several other Taoist gods not present in the above tales, including ...

    the Seven Fairies
    the Jade Emperor
    Tu Di Gong (God of the Earth)
    Zhao Gong Ming (Bi Gan)
    Zao Wang (Kitchen God)
    Gou Mang and Ru Shou (the Dragon Spirits)
    Fei Lian (God of Wind)
    mythical beasts such as the Qi Lin, Ying Long, Pi Xiu, etc.
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    could you give more discription on the plot? and who's who in the series?

    I'm not familar with these stories...I've never seen Lotus Lantern either.
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    more info please, I'm not familiar w/ this stories either. Who else beside Vincent Jiao in it?

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qh4UKV6AGh8

    This is an official music video of the series that was released about a year ago (so a year before the series even debuted). The song is 三生石 (San Sheng Shi), which was supposed to be the end theme for the series but has since been replaced. It is performed by 周奇奇 (Zhou Qi Qi) and the star of the series, 焦恩俊 (Jian En Jun) himself



    This is an INCOMPLETE list of the main cast/characters in the series:

    • 焦恩俊 - Shen Nong / Yan Di (Flame Emperor)
    • 文清 - Hua Shen (Flora)
    • 刘佳 - Nu Wa
    • 丁军 - Huang Di (Yellow Emperor)
    • 廖京生 - Yu Di (Jade Emperor)
    • 刘德凯 - Fu Xi
    • 白荟 - Bao Niang
    • Chi You
    • Mo Di (Demonic Emperor)
    • 徐筠 - Ruo Xi
    • 李博 - Gong Ming
    • Chang E
    • First Fairy
    • 吴辰君 - Second Fairy
    • 王珂 - Fifth Fairy
    • 陈洁 - Sixth Fairy
    • Wang Mu
    • 李博 - Zhao Gong Ming
    • Yang Jian (Er Lang Shen)
    • 李晓 - Du Kang
    • Gong Gong
    • Zhu Rong
    • 胡军 - Hou Yi
    • Zao Wang Ye
    • Shao Hao
    • Yu Gong
    • Sui Ren
    • Pan Gu
    • Tai Bai Jin Xing (narrator)

    Mythical Creatures:

    • Nian Shou
    • Qi Lin
    • Ying Long
    • Pi Xiu
    • Zhu Que
    • Xuan Wu
    • Bai Hu
    • Qing Long




    If you are not familiar with the 宝莲灯三部曲 (Lotus Lantern Trilogy), check out the link below for indepth information.

    http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=86181203127
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    I have watch the first episode

    The story is about Shen Nong, the botanical god (Vincent Jiao). It's setting is about 2000 BC.
    So the costumes is looked like it still made from animal's hide.

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    Yes, Shen Nong is the protagonist of the story, but the series is hardly about him.

    Like Bao Lian Deng Qian Zhuan, which incorporated ALL of the mythology and folklore from the Shang Dynasty to the Tang Dynasty (2000 years comprised) while at the same time focusing on one central storyline and the same philosophical themes, 传说 is another TRULY large-scale epic that tells ALL of the mythology of the Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors period and the Xia Dynasty, the earliest traces of Chinese history and folklore.

    Shen Nong is in the focus, much like Yang Jian (Er Lang Shen) is the focus of Bao Lian Deng (the stories are all told from his perspective), but 传说 also has a fairly large ensemble of cast members playing some of the most renowned mythological figures of the time period.

    Much of the story of the series is taken from Shan Hai Jing. Aside from that, Chang E Ben Yue (the origins of Chang E) is included, as well as Wan Wu Shan Xia De Chuan Shuo (Yu Gong), the Great Flood, the war between the Yellow Emperor and Chi You, Nu Wa and Fu Xi, and probably a lot more folklore/mythology that I cannot comment on ...

    ... because I personally have only just started watching the series.

    Also, I wanted to add that the beginning of the series takes place around 3000 B.C. (5000 years ago), not 2000 B.C. This was the beginning of any trace of recordable Chinese history/mythology.


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    EDIT: Just finished watching the third episode, and Shen Nong is absent from the entire episode. Even though Jiao En Jun does not even appear, several of the other major characters' storylines are advanced.
    Last edited by PrinceKrillo; 08-30-10 at 03:08 AM.

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    Got the picture here

    He's Huang Di


    This is Chi You


    And this is Shen Nong

    I've watch till episode 12, the story is about Shen Nong, Hua Shen (Yu Di's sister), and Yu Di's daughters (number 2, 5, 6) adventure to find an item to save the humankind. In the adventure they met peoples in ancient history, like Chang E, Hou Yi, NuWa, etc. They even fight the Nian Shou! (and the story about how they fight it become a tradition to celebrate Chinese New Year).
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    Many people in China have been waiting for this series since its live television premiere celebration back in February of last year.

    This is one of the Four Large-Scale Epic Mythology Series (大型神话电视连续剧),which also consist of the Bao Lian Deng Trilogy, Journey to the West (Zhejiang and Zhang Ji Zhong versions), and Feng Shen Yan Yi (new 80-episode version). Unless, of course, you also count the four Liao Zhai Zhi Yi series and the two Chinese Paladin series as well, for a grand total of six large-scale mythology series ... even though Liao Zhai Zhi Yi is technically an anthology and Chinese Paladin is not exactly authentic folklore (the story is completely original).

    In terms of sheer anticipation and potential, I would put this series behind Bao Lian Deng Qian Zhuan and pretty much above everything else on the list.

    The series just finished its first broadcast run on CCTV-1 in the 10:30pm timeslot and is now re-airing in the 7:30pm timeslot on CCTV-8 currently.




    HUA SHEN




    FU XI




    N WA




    I'm trying to watch this series VERY slowly, but something that I can comment on is that Mo Di is the primary antagonist of the series, with Chi You coming in second.

    click to show/hide spoilers
    Mo Di gets pissed that N Wa designated Yu Di as the ruler of the heavens and the three realms ... and Huang Di as the leader of the mortal humans (the Hua Xia people of China), leaving Mo Di with nothing. So he assembles an army of demons, immortals, and other creatures to take the position of power by force. This is one of the LAST storylines in this 42-episode series.


    (click above for spoilers)
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    I'm watching this series now and it's great! Vincent Jiao looks a little bit dirty in the series though haha but still handsome.
    I like me.

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    I've seen the first ep so far. It hasn't pull my attention yet. I am going to go back to this series when I catch up with clothing the world.

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    So now I have a pretty good idea of all of the folklore/legends that are incorporated into the epic story.

    I'm guessing all of the main myth from Shan Hai Jing as well as all of the other major legends from the Three Sovereigns and Xia Dynasty time period are accounted for.

    They are:

    the war between the Yellow Emperor and Chi You
    Nv Wa and Fu Xi creating humans
    Shen Nong tasting 100 herbs
    Bai Hua Xian introducing flowers
    Kua Fu chasing the sun
    the Gate Gods
    the beheading of Xing Tian by Huang Di
    Lao Zi's azure bull
    the origin of Er Lang Shen's dog
    Zhu Rong vs. Gong Gong
    Foolish Old Man Yu Gong
    the Red-Scaled Python
    origins of the Demon Emperor
    Da Yu and the Great Flood
    the Four Symbols and 28 Mansions
    Shangri-La the utopian paradise
    the reign of the Flame Emperor
    Ruo Xi (Lei Zu) discovering silk
    Du Ka inventing wine
    Cang Jie creating writing/words
    Nv Wa Mending the Sky
    the traditions of New Year's and the Nian Shou
    Chang E Ben Yue
    Hou Yi shooting the suns

    The story also prominently features several other Taoist gods not present in the above tales, including ...

    the Seven Fairies
    the Jade Emperor
    Tu Di Gong (God of the Earth)
    Zhao Gong Ming (Bi Gan)
    Zao Wang (Kitchen God)
    Gou Mang and Ru Shou (the Dragon Spirits)
    Fei Lian (God of Wind)
    mythical beasts such as the Qi Lin, Ying Long, Pi Xiu, etc.


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    I'm close to halfway through the series now, and I would say my favorite characters are Shen Nong/Yan Di, Huang Di (Yellow Emperor), Fu Xi, Yang Jian (Er Lang Shen), Hou Yi (God of Archery), Gong Gong (God of Water), Chi You (War God), Fei Lian (God of Wind), Xing Tian (Headless Giant), Bai Hu (White Tiger), and Mo Di (Demon Emperor). Shen Nong and Mo Di tied as my #1 favorites.

    I don't understand why director Wu Jia Tai intended on making Huang Di as conceited as he is in the series. Trying to portray Shen Nong as being so superior to him, in terms of personality and likeability. Nonetheless, Huang Di still has a lot of good attributes.

    Seeing Vincent Jiao En Jun and Roy Liu De Kai on screen together is absolutely incredible. The two biggest participants in the large-scale myth circuit have AMAZING on-screen chemistry. Liu De Kai's portrayal of Fu Xi is nearly as good as (if not better than) his portrayal of Jiang Zi Ya in FSB.

    Chi You is pretty much a moron in the series, not unlike the Bull Demon King. The other villain-ish characters of Gong Gong, Fei Lian, and Xing Tian, on the other hand ... well, they're all incredibly DARK. Just how I like them to be. I like Gong Gong in this series FAR more than Zhu Rong, he's really an annoying hot-head. I'm not sure if Feng Bo will ever actually revert to his "beast" form of Fei Lian, but his human form is already pretty creepy-looking. As for Xing Tian, I'm just amazed. I thought they were just going to do the flashbacks of him (BEFORE his beheading) from when Shen Nong was telling Hua Shen about his past as Yan Di. However, I was shocked to see them actually introduce the scary-as-hell, headless, smoke-coming-from-his-neck Xing Tian. AWESOME.

    Hou Yi is INCREDIBLY likeable in this series. Wise, philosophical, and reasonable. Chang E, on the other hand, is pretty much a wallflower. It's good that they did the Hou Yi shooting the suns and Chang E Ben Yue stories as back-to-back events, but I would have also liked to have seen Hou Yi taking on Fei Lian as well, as it happens in the actual legend.

    So far all I've really seen of Mo Di is his unseen, dark aura/smoke form. However, seeing him CRUSH the King of Shangri-La and his son in a mere second and pretty much ERASE them from existence was all I needed to see to know that he really IS the most badass character in the series.

    I mean, really ... only Mo Di is a large enough threat that is worth Nv Wa making an appearance to deal with him personally.

    On the other hand, there are a handful of really stupid, annoying, pointless characters to sit through as well ... namely Bao Niang, Tu Di, Zao Wang, Zao Po, Zhu Rong, Le Le & Liao Liao, and others.

    The Red Python is one of the most hateable characters I've seen in some time. She is completely without scruples or reason. Long Tai Zi is also one of the most despicable pieces of crap I've seen in a myth series. Those two really SHOULD stay together, they're made for one another. Puh. I seriously think Long Tai Zi is probably Ao Bing who gets killed by Ne Zha later in the Shang Dynasty. If so, good riddance. All he is is an unworthy vessel for Mo Di to possess.

    Hua Shen is technically the protagonist and main character of the series, not Shen Nong. However, her "tough" and at the same time "upbeat" personality is just a little too much to handle at times. Even Wen Qing herself said that her character would be hard to accept.

    This is still by far the biggest and most large-scale myth drama to date. NO other series incorporates as much authentic myth/legend as Chuan Shuo has, not even the Lotus Lantern Trilogy.

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    ^^ wow that was educational! hua shen was ok but meddlesome. i liked this series very much and i thought shen nong was such a profound emotive character. mo di was surprisingly tragic. huang di was appropriately "kingly" but i didn't care for his infatuation with ruo xi. oh and the red python will improve over time...its just her appearance is not really sympathetic.

    the sixth fairy was just too cute haha
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    where can I watch this series?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ByTmE View Post
    the sixth fairy was just too cute haha
    Yes, in my opinion too, the sixth fairy is the cutest of 7 fairies

    And Huang Di... he's HOT

    Hua Shen's character / personality is just like female version of Sun Wu Kong WITHOUT fur and other monkey-ish things, of course
    only Hua Shen able to say 'no' to Yu Di
    And the scene when she force Lao Zi to take the bull... LOL

    where can I watch this series?
    you can download it for free here http://jswsky.us/?p=10956
    Last edited by Kurenai86; 11-24-10 at 07:57 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kurenai86 View Post
    Yes, in my opinion too, the sixth fairy is the cutest of 7 fairies

    And Huang Di... he's HOT

    Hua Shen's character / personality is just like female version of Sun Wu Kong WITHOUT fur and other monkey-ish things, of course
    only Hua Shen able to say 'no' to Yu Di
    And the scene when she force Lao Zi to take the bull... LOL


    you can download it for free here http://jswsky.us/?p=10956
    I must AGREE! haha I love Jiao En Jun and thought the actor who played Huang Di was right on par with him in looks...and trumped him in build lol.
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    So if you've watched the series (or at least part of it), you know that up to 70% of the characters in the series belong to a TRIBE of some sort. I love how director Wu Jia Tai decided to group all of these characters from Shan Hai Jing and other myths/legends during this ancient time period into their own tribes, all of which are based on some location in the Five Sacred Mountains of Wu Yue.

    The main ones in the series are ...


    Hua Xia Zu Tribe
    [leader: Yan Di (Flame Emperor) / former members: Xing Tian (the headless), Wen Shen (Plague Lord), Qi Lin (chimera beast)]

    Xuan Yuan Zu Tribe
    [leader: Huang Di (Yellow Emperor) / members: Ying Long (dragon), Cang Jie (God of Writing), Feng Hou, Li Mu, Jun Shi]

    Jiu Li Zu Tribe
    [leader: Chi You (War God) / members: Pi Xiu (beast), Jun Hu]

    Gai Bang Tribe
    [leader: Hong Mang She (Red Python)]

    Du Zu Tribe
    [leader: Du Kang (God of Wine) / members: Bao Niang]

    Zhao Zu Tribe
    [leader: Zhao Xuan Lang (God of Prosperity)]

    Shui Li Zu Tribe
    [members: Gong Gong (Demon-God of Water), Xiang Yao (nine-headed snake)]

    Nan Yue Tribe
    [members: Zhu Rong (God of Fire)]

    You Qiong Zu Tribe
    [leader: Hou Yi (God of Archery) / members: Chang E (Moon Goddess), Feng Meng]

    Xing Tian Zu Tribe
    [leader: Xing Tian (the headless)]

    Nan Jiang Zu Tribe
    [leader: Fei Lian (God of Wind) / members: Yu Shi]

    Kua Fu Zu Tribe
    [members: Kua Fu the Giant]

    Dong Yue Tribe
    [leader: N Ba (Mountain Deity) / members: Wu Yao]

    Ge Sa La Zu Tribe
    [leader: Shangri-La King / members: San Lang]


    more to be added (these are only the ones I've come across so far) ...

    Not sure if Qing Long/Bai Hu/Xuan Wu/Zhu Que belong to an actual tribe. Also not sure yet if "Jing Wei Tian Hai" is even in the series. Also not sure yet if Yin Ling Zi's (Fu Xi's disciple) Taoist sect counts as a "tribe." Foolish Old Man Yu Gong may also belong to a tribe.



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    GONG GONG PLEDGES HIS ALLEGIANCE TO MO DI


    FEI LIAN, GOD OF WIND


    XING TIAN THE HEADLESS
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    I really want to watch this series, where can I find it that is english sub?

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuba_(Chinese_mythology)


    Wow, I just found out that even Nv Ba is based on an actual figure from Chinese myth. She's apparently the Demon of Drought, even though she's only a "mountain deity" in Chuan Shuo.

    It seems like EVERY single character from the series is based on an actual figure from mythology, NONE of them were "created" solely for the show. Although most people probably wouldn't even recognize half of them.

    Even Bao Niang the Matchmaker is based on the God of Marriage (old man on the moon).

    The only one I'm not sure about is the Plague Lord, Wen Shen. Although he's probably also based on some figure from mythology, and was not created as an original character.

    The only problem I have is that Wu Jia Tai decided to introduce Gou Mang as a mere mortal human instead of the Dragon Spirit of the East. Also, I definitely did not appreciate making Kua Fu into a "title" rather than ONE person, and then making Ru Shou part of the Kua Fu tribe when he is supposed to be the Dragon Spirit of the West.

    Still, this series pretty much annihilates its predecessor, Jing Wei Tian Hai, from 2006 ... even though that series had BLD's Shu Chang and Gu Dan Chen, the premise really was quite stupid.

    It makes much more sense to center the story around the protagonists of Bai Hua Xian and Shen Nong, not Jing Wei the bird ...

    ... although ironically, the Jing Wei legend is one of the only ones that is actually MISSING from Chuan Shuo, which sucks. But Wu Jia Tai DID put extra focus on the Zhu Que (Vermilion Bird), as opposed to the other three animals of the Four Symbols.

    There are a few other characters in which their relationship to which figure from Chinese myth might be a bit confusing .... they are:

    - Ruo Xi, who is based on Lei Zu, Goddess of Silk
    - Zhao Xuan Lang, who is based on Zhao Gong Ming (Cai Shen), God of Prosperity
    - Red Fairy (Red Python), who is based on the red-scaled python demon from Journey to the West
    - Le Le and Liao Liao are basically the Gate Gods, Shen Cha and Yu Lei.
    - Feng Bo's partner, Yu Shi, is the God of Rain
    - Yin Ling Zi, the Taoist Immortal, is an ACTUAL disciple of Fu Xi's, as the character also appeared in Jing Wei Tian Hai (2006)
    - Niao Ren is obviously Lei Gong, the God of Thunder ... and not just some idiot in a chicken costume ...

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    Does anyone knows the viet title for this series? and has it been viet dubbed yet?

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    SPOILERS ...






    I finally watched episode 41 last night ... the most epic, revealing, and pivotal episode yet. Now, after all these months, with only three episodes left to go, I'm wondering just how much more epic this series can get.

    The huge, long exposition scene between Mo Di and Hua Shen was what I'd been waiting for up to this point. The flashbacks to Nv Wa and Mo Di's origins and the huge revelations. Also, you FINALLY get to see Mo Di's true, dark power in action ... as he proved why he IS the most powerful dark being in the entire realm of Chinese myth.

    Shen Nong was finally able to finish off the Plague Lord Wen Shen once and for all, something that had been 40 episodes in the making. With the rest of his servants gone, it was just Gong Gong left to serve Mo Di. Of course, Gong Gong is also one of the strongest gods in Chinese mythology. In the battle he absolutely decimated the White Tiger, Vermilion Bird, Black Tortoise, and Azure Dragon ... one-on-four, singlehandedly.

    Two MAJOR deaths in the episode, one following another ... although it was funny how everyone made a HUGE, emotional fuss over Bao Niang's death, but barely anyone cared about Hou Yi dying. Now I'm wondering how they're going to play out this story, consistent with mythology or not ... whether Hou Yi will become a Taoist god after death and be reunited with Chang E or whether he will just remain dead. Mo Di had also murdered Xing Tian in their last encounter, so the body count is just racking up now.

    It was also revealed that those two annoying, rabbit children had been captured by the Demon Emperor this whole time. I was enjoying their absence very much. With both the Jade Emperor and the Yellow Emperor out of commission, it's obvious that Hua Shen is the only one who can stand up to her brother.

    However, it should be noted that if Mo Di wanted to kill her, he would have done so (and quite easily) already. I'm aware that Mo Di is going to kill Gong Gong as soon as he no longer has any use for him, but before that, I'm hoping that he kills Zhu Rong. Another character I hate with a passion.

    Mo Di made a reference to Shen Nong being Fu Xi's son, but he did not call him "cousin." It makes me wonder if any of them are even aware that Fu Xi and Nv Wa are siblings.

    Seeing Yang Jian and Mo Di go toe-to-toe was f***** epic! The strongest god of the Taoist Pantheon taking on the strongest demon in existence. Absolutely mind-blowing. Of course, not even Er Lang Shen can withstand the dark power of the Demon Emperor.

    And so, now I await the inevitable arrival of Nv Wa to "put things right again" ... it's amazing that director Wu Jia Tai was able to "save" the character until the very end of the series.

    But before SHE appears, it seems Hua Shen will be gathering up all of the allies that she and Shen Nong have made over the course of the series, in a *futile* attempt to resist Mo Di's power. These allies will probably include whoever has NOT been killed or incapacitated already, including Chi You (good thing Huang Di let him live), Tu Di Gong, Zao Wang Ye, Zhao Xuan Lang, Gou Mang, Ru Shou, Nv Ba, Zhu Rong, Lei Gong, Shen Tu / Yu Lei, and the Taoist gods in Heaven.

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