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Huang Yi

      Huang Zuciang, known by his penname Huang Yi, was born in Hong Kong. He graduated from the Department of Fine Arts of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and once worked as the Assistant Chairperson of Hong Kong Museum of Art. He resigned from this job and became a full-time writer. Jin Yong and Sihma Ling were the two novelists he admired the best. The works he wrote in his earliest stage were not knight-errant novels but science fictions with the protagonist usually called Ling Duyu, and these novels were similar to those written by Ni Quang. The publication of the novel Dajianshi Chuanci set in the future and combining knight-errant novels with sci-fi, proclaimed the arrival of Huang Yi's new style. It also predicted the upcoming series of books Huyu Fanyun.

      Huang Yi's first knight-errant book was Posui Syukong set in the Yuan  Dynasty and it was followed by the series, Huyu Fanyun. These two books discuss the meanings of wusyue, warriorship, and tiandao, spiritual principles. All his works were based on history, such as the short stories Posui Syukong, Jingchu Jhengxiong Ji and novels Fuyu Fanyun, Syuncin Ji, DaTang Shuanglong Jhuan. These stories happened in various historic periods such as the Spring and Autumn Period, the Warring States Period, the end of the Sui Dynasty, the end of the Yuan Dynasty or the beginning of the Ming Dynasty. With unbelievable creativeness, some of Huang Yi's stories were ambitiously constructed, spanning many decades and new characters kept coming up.

      Huang Yi never stopped interpreting wusia with new definitions from his earliest book Posui Syukong to his latest ones. In other words it showed his ceaseless creative power. Although in his earliest period sex scenes were used frequently to attract readers, there were hardly any sex descriptions in his latest novel Datang Shuanglong Hui but suspenseful story lines. Some trivial sections were overexploited at times, but to a novelist who kept challenging his own works readers would expect the publication of his more mature works.