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By Jin Yong,Anna Holmwood

ISBN-10: 1848667922

ISBN-13: 9781848667921

China. The 12 months is 1200. The track Empire has been defeated within the north through invading Jurchen forces. driven extra south, the empire is at risk of cave in and the chinese language inhabitants is livid.

Now it falls to lone patriots educated within the martial arts to save lots of China.

Guo Jing's father used to be one such hero, killed in defence of his kingdom. His mom was once pressured to escape to the sides of the empire, the place Guo Jing was once cited battling with Genghis Khan. Yang Kang, Guo Jing's sworn brother due to the fact beginning, grew as much as a distinct destiny one of the enemy.

Enter Qiu Chuji, a Taoist priest famed for his martial prowess and burning patriotism. Enlisting assistance from the eccentric band of martial artists often called the Seven Freaks of the South, he needs to locate the 2 younger males and teach them in a manner befitting the reminiscence in their fathers, to take again China.

Translated from the chinese language by means of Anna Holmwood

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