Qiang Jin Jiu

Qiang Jin Jiu – Chapter 15 : Oriole

April 5, 2020

Note:The titles in chapter 13, 14, 15 – Little Cicada (小蝉), Praying Mantis (螳螂), and Oriole (黄雀) – are from the idiom “the mantis stalks the cicada, unaware of the oriole behind.” (螳螂捕蝉,黄雀在后). i.e., to covet and pursue gains before oneself without being aware of (or neglecting) a greater danger behind. ₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪₪ The next day was the day Shen Zechuan ought to make a trip down to the…