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"On Discovery" begins with the words of a fairy tale: "once upon a time." The story opens with a Chinese explorer named Tang Ao, crossing an ocean in search of the Gold Mountain Gold Mountain is what Chinese Immigrants called the United States because of the gold discovered in California in 1849. Instead of Gold Mountain, Tang Ao discovers the Land of Women. Because he does not expect women to capture him, they easily take him prisoner.

The women lock him in a women's bedroom filled with canopies, makeup, mirrors, and women's clothing. They tell Tang Ao that he needs to get ready to meet the Queen. After they take off his coat, some women shackle his wrists behind him. The women then kneel before him to remove his boots and chain his ankles together.

When the door opens, Tang Ao expects the Queen to appear. Instead...

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