Collected Fictions Setting & Symbolism

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Morell's House in New Orleans—The Cruel Redeemer Lazarus Mo

Morell's house in New Orleans, Louisiana, is surrounded by the authorities, when he is accused of planning a slave revolt.

Zhu-Jiang River, in China—The Widow Ching

The Zhu-Jiang River, in China, is where the widow Ching's pirate fleet attacks villages. Villages are burned and looted and their inhabitants killed or sold into slavery.

Rivington Street, Manhattan, New York—Monk Eastman

Rivington Street, Manhattan, New York, on the Lower East Side is the scene of a night-long gang fight. The politicians demand that such blatant fighting be stopped, but Monk Eastman refuses, so he is arrested.

The Castle of Ako—The Uncivil Teacher of Court Etiquette

Kira Kotsuke no Suke goes to the Castle of Ako, in Japan to teach the Lord of Ako etiquette. Here Kira Kotsuke is assaulted and in response, the...

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