every lunar new year, in china, a monster called Nian terrorised the town and killed loads of people an damage a lot of damage in the village. Eventually the people decide that every lunar new year they would climb to the mountains to escape Nian
one year, a traveller came to the town. He asked a lady, if she would give him food and shelter. The woman said no because she was to busy packing for the climb up the mountain to escape Nian. Th traveller asked all around but everyone said no. Finally the traveller asked an old woman and she said yes.
the old woman replied that she was too weak and old to do the big climb up the mountain. Than the traveller said that he had an idea on how to stop Nian from destroying the village