Judy I. Lin is a Taiwanese-Canadian writer living on the Prairies. She enjoys board games, tea lattes, and binge-watching Korean and Chinese dramas. She can be found on twitter @judyilin.
The popularity of revenge stories can be seen in the success of action-thrillers like John Wick and Kill Bill. There is a vicious satisfaction in watching a hero violently complete their journey to retribution. But in the Chinese historical drama Nirvana in Fire (Langya Bang), the main character Mei Changsu (played by Hu Ge) pursuesREAD MORE