Collected Fictions - A Universal History of Iniquity: Part II Summary & Analysis

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A Universal History of Iniquity: Part II Summary

The Uncivil Teacher of Court Etiquette Kotsuke no Suke

The teacher for the Japanese Emperor of etiquette and courtesy, Kotsuke no Suke, is provocative to the Lord of Ako. In a rage, the lord of Ako slashes at Kotsuke no Suke with his sword. Kotsuke flees, and for this crime against the Emperor's representative, the lord of Ako is told to commit suicide by hari-kari. The retainers or Ronins of the lord of Ako, plan revenge. The retainers find the man Kotsuke, and finally kill him.

Hakim, the Masked Dyer of Merv

A man named Hakim, comes up with a religion of heresy against Islam. Its doctrine is that mirrors and having children are evil, because this multiplies humanity. After five years, Hakim's forces are surrounded by the Caliph, the ruler...

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