• Historical comparative timeline
    An in-progress timeline highlighting major story elements and historical events for the entire series. SPOILERS ABOUND.

  • Three ancient tomes
    A look at the books that have been central to the SH series.


  • Rouen, France
  • Manchuria, China
  • Zhaoyang Village, China
  • Dalian, China
  • Fengtian, China
  • Shanghai, China and Huayuan
  • Kowloon, China
  • Prague, Czech Republic
  • Bistritz, Romania
  • London, England and Old Castle Street
  • Paris, France
  • Zurich, Switzerland


  • Trans-Siberian Express
  • Roger Bacon and his persecution
  • Japanese occupation of China
  • World War I


    Other references