why there’s a rabbit on the moon – part 10
Having begun to have thoughts of his own mortality, but liking immensely the life in which he now found himself, Houyi began to spend all his time and effort trying to find the secret to immortality. This may sound crazy today, but there were strange possibilities awaiting persistent seekers which can no longer be found in our modern times.
I don’t think the king’s chief scholar is very impressed at having to read through all the archives so quickly!
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