I have taken to heart a friend’s reminder that watching films or television in a foreign language is a great way to learn that language. I devoured Netflix’s Marco Polo. Stunning visuals:

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Night sky

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Burning sparrows returning home as a strategy of war

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Lone rider

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Kokachin at the tree

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Marco chasing Kokachin

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Riders

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Another lone rider

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Approaching the wall at Xinjiang

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Ahmad on Kublai Khan’s throne at Cambaluc

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The Crusaders appear…

…and the series, alas, may be over. I choose to believe that 100 Eyes will be reunited with Lotus.

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