If there’s a man, love you regardless of house, race, belief, what kind of happiness will you be in? If there’s a man, when you are in need will immediately appear, regardless of high mountains vast seas, fire or ice, what kind of happiness will you be in? If there’s a man, regardless of what kind of trouble you meet, he can effortlessly resolve all of it, even if it’s life-age-illness-death, what kind of happiness will you be in? If, in your most beautiful years, if you encounter this kind of man, possess his vow to love you lifetime after lifetime, what kind of happiness will you be in?
“This lifetime, the proudest thing I have done, is my promise of love to you.” Famed author Tonghua’s popular works 《Startled by the Step》《Song in the Clouds》《Ballad of the Desert》 all are historical romances, hailed by readers as China’s #1 historical romance figure. 《Once Promised》 is her comeback masterpiece to historical romance, depicting an epic love story. Within the book, there is the most engrossing love and hate, the most vast grace and grief, the most perfect man, can satisfy a reader’s most beautiful yearning towards love.
*Shan Jing Hai Ji takes place during the myth-shrouded period in ancient Chinese history 三皇五帝 “Three Sovereigns and Five Emperors”
The sequel is Eternally Yearning For You (Lost You Forever).