Introduction[edit | edit source]
According to an elder of the family that has been charged with the duty of looking after the ancestral temple, for generation after generation, most people believe that the coming of age ceremony is merely a political rite to showcase the birth of a new ruler to its citizens as well as the other states. However, the truth is, that isn't the case. The true purpose of this ceremony is for the new king to be accepted by the spirits of all the past kings that have risen to the heavens. Unlike the other states which take place at the age of 20, in the State of Qin, it takes place at the age of 22.
History[edit | edit source]
For the State of Qin, this ceremony is held in the Kinen temple in You City. A family has been charged with the duty of looking after the ancestral temple, for generation after generation.
Political Importance[edit | edit source]
The person undergoing this ceremony will be irrefutably recognized as the king of their respective state. Also the gathering of officials, Chancellors and even royals of other states. However, they don't come only to partake in the festivities. All of them have come as representatives of their respective states to gauge the new king who is about to take the stage, and appraise him to see what sort of man he will prove to be.
Story[edit | edit source]
Ei Sei's Coming of Age Ceremony was about to be held in the Kinen temple in the city of You.