Wu Ze Tian — Was She A Killer At Heart or A Woman Longing For Love?

The pivotal relationship that changed the Tang dynasty forever

Image cropped: Empress Wu, c. 1690. Credit to Dash, Mike via Wikimedia.

As an Asian Chinese, I grew up watching stories of Chinese dynasties, folklore, and pugilists. I secretly admired the grace, strength, and talents of female characters. Perhaps it was because they defied the odds of a patriarchal society with…



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Yan Huang

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