A Visual Journey into the origins of the
Land of the Morning Light!
Immerse yourself in the enchanting backstory of the Land of the Morning Light, as your imagination weaves threads of curiosity and wonder through these illustrated tales?
Familiarizing yourself with these tales will add an extra layer of enjoyment to your experience!
Chapter 4 of the Visual Journey of Morning Light’s Origins
Don’t forget to take the pop quiz at the end of the GM Note!
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Ondal was a poor and unattractive young man, but he had a kind heart.
He would even give away the herbs he worked hard to obtain to others without hesitation. People called him “Foolish Ondal” because of this.
Princess Pyeonggang had a habit of bursting out in tears at the smallest thing since she was very young, and the king always teased her by saying that he would marry her off to Ondal when she grew up if she didn’t stop.
Princess Pyeonggang grew into a confident young woman and left the palace,
choosing to really marry Ondal in an act of rebellion against her father.
Under the princess's guidance, Ondal studied writing and trained in martial arts,
eventually becoming a great warrior, recognized even by the king!
Once, a king built a temple to carry on his father's will.
One day, while observing the sea, an officer said to the king.
"Your Majesty, a small mountain is floating toward this temple."
The king boarded a boat and headed to the mountain.
There, a dragon presented a bamboo shoot and spoke.
"If you make a flute out of this, peace will prevail throughout the land!"
Following the dragon's advice, the king crafted the flute
Whenever the kingdom faced hardship, the king played the flute, bringing tranquillity back to the realm.
In a distant kingdom, there once lived a king whose ears suddenly grew very long, and resembled those of a donkey.
Ashamed of his transformation, the king hid his ears, and only the hat-maker, Bokdujangi, knew the truth.
Bokdujangi kept this secret throughout his life, never daring to utter a word
However, as his final moments approached, he shouted out in the bamboo forest.
"Our king has ears like a donkey!~"
From then on, whenever the wind blew through the bamboo forest
"Voices echoed, "Our king has ears like a donkey!"
This is a story of when a kingdom was under threat of enemy attack.
Suddenly, soldiers appeared with bamboo leaves stuck behind their ears
and they drove away the enemy forces.
After the enemy retreated, when the kingdom’s citizens followed the trail of fallen bamboo leaves
They discovered the tomb of the late king covered in leaves.
On one occasion, the spirit of a great general, carried by a swirling wind, visited the tomb and expressed a desire to leave this kingdom.
Hearing this, the spirit of the late king pleaded for the spirit to stay and continue protecting the kingdom
In response, the swirling wind turned back.
When the current king heard of this, he apologized to the spirit of the great general, paid respects, and held a ceremonial rite to honor him.
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Jun 8, 2023 (Thu) to Jun 14, 2023 (Wed) before maintenance.
Q. What was piled up at the tomb of the late king?
10 lucky adventurers 10 lucky adventurers will be chosen from
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[Event] Secret Book of Old Moon (3 Days) x1
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We’ll return next week with Chapter 5: Tale of the Geuseunsae and Changui so stay tuned! 👋
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