Wuxia Stories

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Wuxia Films - Themes, Plots and Settings - Skills and Abilities
... The martial arts in wuxia stories are based on real wushu techniques and other Chinese martial arts ... However, the mastery of such skills are highly exaggerated in wuxia tales to superhuman levels of achievement and prowess ... is a list of skills and abilities a typical fighter or martial artist in a wuxia story might possess Martial arts (Chinese 武功 Mandarin Pinyin wǔgōng ...
Wuxia - History - Earlier Precedents
... Even though wuxia, as the name of a genre, is a recent coinage, stories about the xia date back more than 2,000 years ... Wuxia stories have their roots in some early youxia tales from 300–200 BC ... Some well-known stories include Zhuan Zhu's assassination of King Liao of Wu, and most notably, Jing Ke's attempt on the life of the King of Qin (who would ...

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    I found that they knew but little of the history of their race, and could be entertained by stories about their ancestors as readily as any way.
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