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They destroyed a letter the emperor had written to his eldest son telling his to return to the capital, and instead forged documents charging Fu Su (and his ally general Meng Tian, who had supervised work on the Great Wall) with a serious crime and ordering their deaths. At the same time they forged a decree making Hu Hai successor to the throne. When the party reached Xianyang, the death of the emperor was announced and Hu Hai was crowned Second Emperor. In the ninth month the First Emperor was buried in the magnificent tomb on Mt.
Su Qin, however, was assassinated not long afterwards by a rival in the State of Qi. After his death Zhang Yi furthered his own plan by disrupting the unity of the other states and trying to win them over to Qin. Su's alliance had kept Qin away for a while, but in the tide of history it was Zhang Yi whose plan succeeded as Qin conquered the other states one after another. The age of the breaking into separate states was the age of the traveling philosopher. In the Spring and Autumn and Warring States period (722 to 221 B.
One day, hungary and exhausted, she fainted by the roadside. When she came to life she found that she was lying on a comfortably heated kang brick bed and a white-haired old woman was attending her. Meng was very eager to get on with her journey, and the old woman accompanied her. After three days and nights, Meng Jiangnu decided to say goodbye to her and thank her for her kjindness, but when she turned to her the old woman had disappeared. The legend suggests that she was an immortal who, moved by Meng's devotion, had assumed a disguise to care fro her.