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Lu Xiao Feng

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The Adventures of Lu Xiao Feng Book1 Chapter4 Part2

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On to Microphone number 4! (Whoever said Podcasting is cheap lied!) Lu Xiao Feng and Hua Man Lou set off on their quest for information, which requires the help of a lady of the night and the two smartest fictional men in the world! Enjoy! Rob

21mins

23 Oct 2006

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The Adventures of Lu Xiao Feng Book1 Chapter4 Part1

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The Adventures of Lu Xiao Feng Book1 Chapter4 Part1 Lu Xiao Feng has a bedroom encounter and learns that a monk knows more than him about ladies of the night... Enjoy! Rob

26mins

16 Oct 2006

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The Adventures of Lu Xiao Feng Book1 Chapter3 Part2 (complete)

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In this complete version of the second half of Chapter 3, Lu Xiao Feng and Hua Man Lou explore the household of the Golden Roc Emperor, and find more than a little danger and mystery. Enjoy! Rob P.S. For those listening to the (now ended) Daily Podcasts, the last part of Chapter 3 that you haven't heard starts at 15:35, so you can just skip ahead if you want.

18mins

6 Oct 2006

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The Adventures of Lu Xiao Feng, Book One, Chapter Three, Part One

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Lu Xiao Feng finds himself face to face with the Golden Roc Emperor, and the secrets of an ancient empire are revealed. Knowledge brings power, but in this case, it also brings debts, obligations...and danger. As a general note, at various times China has been dotted with minor kingdoms, especially in Western China where the terrain makes it difficult to travel. While there has been one central ruler for the central plains area of China for most (but not all) of history since the first Emperor, the farther West you go, the more the rule of Imperial law tended to break down. Enjoy! Rob

21mins

23 Sep 2006

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The Adventures of Lu Xiao Feng, Book One, Chapter Two

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The Adventures of Lu Xiao Feng, Book One, Chapter Two Picking up where the last chapter left off, we find out where Lu Xiao Feng got off to as he escaped an "awful fate" at the end of the last chapter. As this chapter is a little short compared with the previous one, I'm putting up the whole chapter in one go. I don't think I'll hear any complaints. ^_- I got another new microphone since I was unhappy with the quality of the last one, finally breaking down and getting a proper mic of decent quality. I'm still getting used to it, but from here on in the quality of the recordings should be pretty good, and consistant. Sorry about the varying quality of the first few parts, but at least we're all set now on the technical side of things. Enjoy! Rob

32mins

19 Sep 2006

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The Adventures of Lu Xiao Feng Book One Chapter One Part Two

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Here it is, the second half of the first chapter of the Adventures of Lu Xiao Feng. Some new characters are introduced and the story begins the first of it's long road of twists and turns in a world where nothing and no-one is what they seem. I also got a new microphone, so it will sound a little different (and better), I might go back and redo the earlier podcasts, but right now I want to focus on getting more of these out. Originally these stories were a newspaper serial, and you can see some of that in the format and style of them. I even considered releasing them daily in the smaller parts like the newspaper would, but then decided you'd probably prefer them in chunks instead. Enjoy! Rob

23mins

10 Sep 2006

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The Adventures of Lu Xiao Feng, Book One, Chapter One, Part One

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Here is the first half of Chapter One of the story. I decided to divide the Chapters into halves because they are quite long and it will make it easier to get them out on a more regular schedule. There are actually 11 full chapters plus a Prologue and Epilogue to this novel, so it will take a while to read the whole thing. One thing I want to comment on that might annoy some people is the use of accents in the stories. I am using them to try and differentiate the characters more, and I know it's a bit of a hit/miss - love/hate thing for some readers. I think it's necessary, but if you feel otherwise please feel free to comment on them here so I can get some idea of how people feel about them. The Extra notes for this Chapter will be up soon, although I don't plan to do Extra notes for every Chapter or story. I am mostly including them as my own thoughts and as a primer for those new to the genre. Enjoy! Rob

23mins

4 Sep 2006

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The Adventures of Lu Xiao Feng, Book One, Prologue

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The Adventures of Lu Xiao Feng was the first full WuXia novel I ever read, and it really helped me to fall in love with the genre. Although it is a little atypical, being more of a mystery-drama-thriller type story, it still has lots of action and revenge in it. This story was translated by a kind translator named Moinelion over on http://www.wuxiapedia.com and then redited for reading by me to try and make some of it sound a little more natural. This is the prologue to the story, introducing two of Lu Xiao Fengs best friends, however, I have cut out two other character introductions because they're not important (IMHO) to this book of the series. If you're curious about them, find the story on WuXiaPedia and check them out, but I can promise you you're not missing much without them and I'm not even sure why Gu Long included them in the prologue. Enjoy! Rob

19mins

29 Aug 2006