A minute later a horde of brigands of ferocious aspect rushed up to the temple of Hsiang Shan.
Miao Shan had learnt by revelation at Hsiang Shan all that was taking place at the palace.
When Hsiang heard what had taken place he ran out and found his brother lying dead upon the ground.
Miao Shan had returned to Hsiang Shan, leaving in the palace the bodily form of the priest.
A legend says that the spots on the bamboo-leaves which grow on the Hsiang River were caused by the tears of these two queens.
In 1278 Canton was taken, and the heroic Wen T'ien-Hsiang was captured through the treachery of a subordinate.
Then the wind got up, and a hailstorm followed, and by-and-by Hsiang was quite numbed with the cold.