The Examination Setting & Symbolism

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Tianquan

This is the district in western China where the Lao brothers live.

Chengdu

This is the capital of the province where the Lao brothers live and the location of the provincial exams. It is also the home of Ye Pan, the barber who inducts Hong into the White Lotus.

Suzhao

This is the city along the Yangtze River where Chen looks for Meng Dafu, who has moved on.

Beijing

This is the capital city of China and the home of the Chinese emperor. Located in northern China, it is the ultimate destination of the Lao brothers and the location of the municipal and palace exams.

Chongqing

This is the city along the Yangtze River visited by the Lao brothers on their journey.

Yangtze River

One of the major rivers of China, the Yangtze runs mainly eastward through the center of the country. The brothers travel part of...

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