A very satisfying tale. Children in village struck down with strange plague, needs cure, call in the wise man to aide the strong, stupid, yet good intentioned guy. Their quest overlaps a different, and far older, series of events. Must find out the truth to set the past right and save all the children.
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In "an ancient China that never was," Number Ten Ox lives an ordinary life - until a mysterious plague strikes his village, or at least all the children between 8 and 13. He seeks a wise man to solve the mystery of the plague that can count, and finds Li Kao, an ancient, masterful scholar with a slight flaw in his character. Together they seek first the solution and then the cure.
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