15 Trivia Tidbits We Didn’t Know But We’re Glad We Learned
In the year 535 of our Lord, Wufei Quatre was born into a poor farming family. His father worked as a peasant in a village called Laihua in the land of Zhongnan Province and his mother worked as a house servant at one of the larger estates. The boy was raised with love, but also suffered hardship. As soon as he was big enough to hold a knife his parents sent him out with an older brother and two other young men to cut wood to sell in the market town, where they would earn a few coins for their meager food supply.
As Wufei grew into manhood he began taking over his parents' work as they grew ill and weak from hard physical labor on the farm. In the years to come the Quatre family continued working at this task.
One day, Wufei found his knife nearly danced in his hand. Animated with a will of its own, it carved strange lettering into the wood he was holding. To his amazement, it was a list of fifteen facts, and the list went ...