Chinese Idioms Bonus Deleted Scene #2: Deceive The Emperor To Cross The Sea

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瞞天過海 /mán tiān guò hǎi / deceive the emperor to cross the sea

chichina1.blogspot.de ⇒ Original (?) Chinese Text

I wanted to do something with the 36 Stratagems, but I got confused by the different versions, kept stumbling on annoying ‘business advice’, and also it seemed like I would’ve had to draw a bunch of massive battle scenes. So I opted for a strategic retreat instead. I like these sketches though.

See also: Deck the tree with blossoms (Strategem #29 ⇒ changingminds.org)

 

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