Part 2, Chapter 2 Summary
LuLing claims that, in 1929 when she was fourteen, she became an evil person.
In this year, foreign scientists come to the small Chinese village looking for old bones. Precious Auntie hears about the scientists, who have promised to buy the ancient bones people have found as long as the bones are human and ancient. The village is known as a spot where ancient bones can be found.
As the bonesetter’s daughter, Precious Auntie had learned from her father the importance of using ground bone in medical practices. She had also learned where to find the most ancient of bones in a hidden cave. When word spreads about the foreign scientists and the money they are providing, the villagers become somewhat obsessed...
(The entire section is 584 words.)