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Chinese Eunuchs

Eunuchs play a significant part in the world of wuxia, especially in two popular novels by Jin Yong: Smiling Proud Wanderer and The Deer and The Cauldron . In the former, a martial art manual written by an eunuch was the cause of all sorts of plotting, scheming, murders, castrated men and unhappy wives. In the latter, through disguising as an eunuch, a boy raised in a brothel with no education nor martial arts became the emperor's best friend and ran into a series of fortunes that would make every reader jealous.

Han Solo has written an article about the life of enuchs in ancient China, titled "Chinese Enuchs" , and the famous figures of this special society, including the ones that created chaos in various dynasties as well as the ones that contributed to their glories.