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The Land of the Single-Arm People

The Land of the Single-Arm People lies north of the Land of the One-Arm People. These people have one arm and three eyes and both male and female genitals. They ride on patterned horses. the horses which was called Lucky. Lucky Horse was striped with a white body, red hair, and eyes like gold, it may add one thousand years to one’s life if eaten.


The Single-Arm People are adept at creating mechanical things, which they use in hunting. They can manufacture flying carriages which travel far on the wind. During the time of King Tang of the Shang, a western wind came and blew them in their carriages to Yu Province. King Tang destroyed their carriages so that the common people would not see them. Ten years later, an eastern wind started to blow. The Single-Arm People rebuilt their carriages and were sent home in them, for their land lay forty thousand li beyond the Jade Gate.

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