Beware the Headhunters!


Lee Bing-Rui, a late 19th century Qing Dynasty official stationed in Taiwan once wrote:

“Travelling in the mountains, one often encounters howls of ghosts and spirits, the saying goes: “To pay such tolls, a toss of hell money will do.” Encounter with ghosts were feasible, once encountering the howls of the savages, the toll will be paid in heads…….”

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