The Ginseng Potion - Supernatural Tales No.5 - by William F. Wu
by William F. Wu
Hua Mulan is a soldier of the khan of the Toba people, in one of the kingdoms into which China is divided in this period. When Mulan’s elderly father was called up to serve on campaign, Mulan took his place. One night, Mulan sneaks out of camp in the hope of bathing alone in a forest stream. While there, a mysterious old hermit greets Mulan. Unlike her fellow soldiers, he knows she is a woman.