|Todayinah Ed. says, its incredible that China was unified by the first Sovereign Emperor, Ch'in Shih-Huang over twenty-two centuries ago. Since we cant write an equivalent of Robert Silverberg's Roma Eternal, we've come up with this idea for China Everlasting based around Shih-Huang's immortality. If you're interested in viewing samples of my other work why not visit Todayinah site.|
Editor says, We were intrigued by the idea of Qin Shi Huang creating such a long-term civizalition, so we created a scenario where the elixir of life enabled him to extend the longevity of the Q'in dynasty as well. We also like the idea of a Chinese millenia, rather than a Chinese century and the timing is of course appropriate with the Beijing Olympics. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.
Editor says, Xu Fu never returned from the second mission, and it was suspected that he remained in Japan. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.