A recently married scholar goes on a quest for knowledge of other
people's wives, based on his philosophical differences with the Sack
Monk. He encounters the Flying Thief, who agrees to help him find women,
but only if he attains a penis as big as a horse's. The scholar has a
surgeon attach said unit, and he's off and running on his mission, only
to find that there are obstacles to his new lifestyle, such as jealous
husbands and treacherous females.
As a conceited scholar of the Ming Dynasty, Wei Yangsheng believes that
since life is short, one should pursue the ultimate sexual pleasure as
time allows. Wei Yangsheng encounters Tie Fei the Taoist priest's
daughter, Tie Yuxiang, on an occasion. With the former's talent and the
latter's beauty, they fall in love at first sight, and Wei Yangsheng is
later married into the Tie's family. Yuxiang is elegant and courteous
under the influence of her father's faith, though her lack of passion
cannot fully satisfy Wei Yangsheng's sexual needs. His disappointment is
no less than his affection for her.
A bank heist descends into violent chaos when one of the hostages turns
out to be a serial killer. Trapping the well-organized team of bank
robbers in the building, the killer is now picking them off one by one.
On the day in 1940 that Italy enters the war, two things happen to the
12-year-old Renato: he gets his first bike, and he gets his first look
at Malèna. She is a beautiful, silent outsider who's moved to this
Sicilian town to be with her husband, Nino. He promptly goes off to war,
leaving her to the lustful eyes of the men and the sharp tongues of the
women. During the next few years, as Renato grows toward manhood, he
watches Malèna suffer and prove her mettle. He sees her loneliness, then
grief when Nino is reported dead, the effects of slander on her
relationship with her father, her poverty and search for work, and final
humiliations. Will Renato learn courage from Malèna and stand up for
While a civil war brews between several noble families in Westeros, the
children of the former rulers of the land attempt to rise up to power.
Meanwhile a forgotten race, bent on destruction, plans to return after
thousands of years in the North.
The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman
and last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together
over the course of 40 years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing