Once, there were ten suns that orbited the earth. This led to an intemperate climate. So Houyi, an immortal archer who was hanging out in China after having been banished from heaven (long story), was commanded by the Emperor to shoot down nine of them. He did so, and the Emperor rewarded him with a pill. Houyi stuck the thing under his pillow and set about meditating in preparation for whatever it is one meditates in preparation for. While doing so, his wife, Chang’e, took the pill from under the pillow and swallowed it. Houyi was mad, but Chang’e flew out the window. Houyi tried to follow, but the wind held him back. Chang’e made it to the moon, where, breathless, she accidentally coughed up... More >>>