Wei somehow slips in unnoticed, has a private tête-à-tête with the powers that be, and abracadabra, deal done.
Both Wei and Anchee would eventually make it to the United States, but under drastically different conditions.
I chose Wei Sun Christianson because she is one woman who successfully competed against hordes of high-profile men.
Anchee, meanwhile, was born the same year as Wei in Shanghai.
“In 15 years time, there will be 40 million men without Chinese wives,” Wei said.
The Wei dynasty did not succeed, however, in closely subordinating the various army commanders to the central government.
Tu and Wei, on their knees before her, tried to pour in words of consolation.
For some years the neighbouring states appear to have transferred their allegiance from the house of Wei to that of Tsin.
For, since my release, your friend Wei has been here to ask for my daughter in marriage.
The makers of empire in northern China were cradled in the small highland valley of the Wei River.