The Incarnations Setting

Susan Barker
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632 AD

632 AD is the year in which the souls of Wang and Shuxiang first appear on Earth. Shuxiang is born as the product of an incestuous relationship between Wang and his sister in a time when the vast majority of Chinese are peasants, and power is cradled in the hands of the ruling elite and the military. It is a dark and violent time in which superstitions and ghastly practices hold sway, such as Wang’s mother being a witch and Shuxiang being prepared for a bridal sacrifice to marry a dead man.

1213 AD

1213 AD is the year in which the souls of Wang and Shuxiang appear as two young boys in a city besieged by the Mongols. The boys, Tiger and Turnip, become lovers and co-scavengers, scraping by to survive in a city that is being starved out. Impressed into slavery by the Mongols, Turnip and Tiger manage...

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