Pearl in the Palm: Chapter 3, Part 1

Chapter Three, Part One Ti Xiao smiled and said: “This prince heard that Prime Minister Ye only has a son who’s remarkably talented since childhood. Prime Minister Ye is very strict, your precious daughter must also be outstanding in learning and virtue, not like common women.  When Prince Qin’s expression changed, Ye Fu’an knew his … Read more

Pearl in the Palm: Chapter 2, Part 2

Chapter Two, Part Two Ye Fu’an said: “Lizhu, your mother… she had already passed away a long time ago.”   “What?” Ye Lizhu couldn’t believe her ears. For so many years, the only person who ever visited Ye Lizhu in the temple was Ye Fu’an. Ye Lizhu once secretly wondered if her mother despised her and … Read more

Pearl in the Palm: Chapter 2, Part 1

Chapter Two, Part One This evening, Ye Lizhu received a letter from her father. Ye Fu’an’s calligraphy style was still as natural and unrestrained as dragons flying and phoenixes dancing[1]. Over the years, Ye Fu’an had written hundreds of letters to Ye Lizhu and she had carefully preserved each letter. She has read every letter … Read more

Pearl in the Palm: Chapter 1

Chapter One When Ye Lizhu woke up, her chest felt tight.  Ye Lizhu was born on the fifteenth day of July, with natural cold air[1] and ridden with evil spirits, and has been in poor health since then. When she was a child, the eminent monk said that if she wants to keep on living, she … Read more