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- Complete Monster: The Manchu soldiers who shot and cut the men into pieces, then rounded up the women like cattle and raped and murdered them.
- Squick: The long, detailed descriptions of footbinding. Doubles as High Octane Nightmare Fuel and is, horrifically, Truth in Television.
- Tear Jerker: About three quarters of the book is Tear Jerker material.