Temple of Flower Goddess
Temple door opens with a mouse click. Walk forward. Turn left or right to walk
around the dragon screen in order to reach the door behind it.
Through this door, you reach the temple courtyard. You can see the main temple
building and two side buildings.
Proceed straight ahead from the doorway, cross the courtyard, and enter the main
temple building. Alternatively, you may circumnavigate the courtyard along a
gallery that connects this courtyard from buildings.
Objects with interactivity in the temple are: matchbox, lamp, candle and
bell, drum, water pot, sprinkler and the twelve pots of flowers in front of each
Clicking on the matchbox will open the matchbox; clicking again will light the
match. The matchbox will appear in inventory after clicking on it. With the
as cursor, you can light the table lamp, walk around to stand in front of the
table, and light the candle and incense. After all candles and incense are lit,
you will trigger an animation and learn part of the story between Lotus Spring
and Xian Feng, in which Xian Feng give Lotus Spring two pearls as gifts.
The ladle and sprinkler are next to the drum stand. Clicking on the chicken-
shaped bronze sprinkler will pick it up and then replace the China Doll cursor.
You can walk left and then forward to get close to those flower pots and water
them. You will notice the pot is empty of water. Click on the ladle beside the
sprinkler; water is ladled into the sprinkler.
Water each of the twelve flowers, enjoy the animations, and learn some legendary
stories. (Go to the book in inventory.)
After leaving the main temple building, go back to the courtyard and leave the
temple courtyard through building on the left.
Pavilion of Lotus Scent
After leaving the temple courtyard, turn left and follow pathway. You will see a
deer and butterfly. Follow them; pass through a small valley and see another
pathway along the riverbank. Follow the turtle to reach the Pavilion of Lotus
This pavilion is a square building. There is a telescope through which you can
see the animation of one of the four most famous legends in Chinese culture:
Cowboy and Goddess. This legend brought the Chinese the Valentine's Day
There is a needle and thread on the stool and a spider box on the table. By
picking up the needle and dropping it on the water bowl, you will activate the
animation showing Lotus Spring and Xian Feng celebrating July 7th—the Chinese
Valentine's Day. The painting and calligraphy work on the wall, as well as the
objects in the coach, can be viewed close up by clicking on them.
After leaving the pavilion, turn left and follow the stone path to the Stone
The Stone Boat has two floors. On the first floor, interactive objects include
the lunch box, the carved lotus fish on the stone table, the fish food, and the
There are two hallways beside the stairs leading to the front of the boat. There
is a lunch box sitting on a long stone table in the middle of the boat. You can
open the box and take each food tray out by clicking on it.
You must remember the order of the food tray layers so that you can put them
in the correct order before you can move on.
At the front end of the boat, there is a bowl of fish food and a glass fish bowl
with a goldfish. Pick up the fish food, proceed to edge of the boat and drop the
fish food in the pond. Fish will swim over to eat the food. While doing this,
are also collecting the fish food (in inventory) at the same time for use in
later sites. Clicking on the lotus fish on the table will activate an animation
on how Lotus Spring was able to carve fishes out of lotus roots and magically
animate them in the pond.
The stairs will lead you to the second floor, where you will see bird in a cage
and cranes flying away. The surrounding garden views from a high viewpoint are
Follow the path off the bridge from the Stone Boat and go to the building side
entrance, a small opening in the cement blocks. In front of the Royal Chamber
there is a small lotus pond with a water fountain that becomes louder as you
This building is divided into three sections: east room, west room, and middle
There is a bed in front of which there are two candles on a stand. In order to
watch the related animated episode, the candles must be lit using the matches in
inventory (collected at first location).
The makeup dresser has interactivity. There is a closet in which Xian Feng and
Lotus Spring's clothes are stored. Look inside.
In front of the window, a parrot swings back and forth on a stand. On the other
side, there is a table on which there are three objects: a treasure pot, an
box, and a flowerpot.
Click on the treasure pot; one lotus seed pops out. Click on the lotus seed to
see how Lotus Spring performs her marriage tradition. Keep referring to the
to learn the story as you see the animations.
The box contains one of the two pearls given to Lotus Spring by Xian Feng at the
first location. Click on the pearl. Later, click the parrot.
After leaving the Royal Chamber, turn right and follow the building paths. Pass
through a moon-shaped door and enter the yard in front of the game room. Just
before the archway is a well with a brief animation.
There is a peacock in the middle of the yard looking for food. Take some fish
food from your inventory and feed the peacock. It will thank you with its
Turn right, walk up the steps, and enter the game room. In the middle of the
there is the Game of the Flower Goddess. Click on the dice in the bowl. After
roll of the dice, the number yielded will decide which statue will be selected.
Pick the selected goddess statue with your mouse. You will see an animation.
and read the Diary to learn the goddess stories and names.
There is a Kang bed. On the Kang table, there is a set of Go game. You must get
on the Kang bed to reach around the Kang table to discover the game manual in
order to trigger the animation and story.
The Game Room has two doors: front and back. You can leave the room from either
door and follow the path or the gallery to Lotus Spring's painting studio.
The painting studio is a two-story building. The first floor is an art gallery,
and the second floor is where Lotus Spring paints. The gallery is arranged like
maze. On the wall to the right of the door (if entered via the peacock), one
painting shows the top view of gallery layout, which helps you get around the
In the middle of the gallery, there is the statue of the Patron Saint of
Painters. Find the statue and grab the magic pen in his hand and put in
inventory. After you get the magic pen, find the door to the stairs leading to
the second floor.
On the second floor, there is one painting desk in front of the window. On the
desk, there is one painting done by Lotus Spring. Above the window is one winter
scenery painting. Clicking on both paintings using the magic pen will activate
There are many paint boxes on the desk. Clicking in any one of the boxes using
the magic pen will enable you to paint on a piece of white paper.
There is one bowl of paintings by Lotus Spring by the bookshelf near the door.
Click the rolls to see the paintings.
After you come downstairs, find your way in the gallery to reach the back door,
which leads you outside of the studio to other places in the garden. (This is a
maze, but the directions are again seen in the overhead view to the right of the
front door as you first walk in from the peacock's playground.)
After leaving the painting studio, follow the gallery, to get to the reading
room, first building on the left.
To your left is one short Kang bed on which a set of incense burner is placed.
Approach the burner set and get around the table. Clicking on the burner will
activate an animation.
Beside the Kang bed, there is a seismograph with eight dragons holding eight
golden balls in their mouths. Clicking on the golden balls will trigger the
to fall into the frogs' mouths.
Against the right wall of the room, there is a large bookshelf. In front of the
bookshelf is a writing desk and an armed chair. On the desk, there are some
scattered paper pieces to the left and an armillary Sphere to the right. Walk
around the table and sit in the chair and access the torn paper pieces. Clicking
on the paper pieces will let you piece them together into a complete sheet of
paper, with a poem written on it. Click on the sheet; you will be able to learn
the story about this poem. Click on the armillary sphere and see how it
Adjacent to the Reading Room (walk to the left) is where Lotus Spring plays
Inside the building, there is a screen to the right. Behind the screen are many
musical instruments that Lotus Spring played. In front of the window is a 25-
string zither. By its side, a large cabinet along the west wall contains ten
different musical instruments: Xun, Bamboo Flute, Xiao, Sheng, Pai Xiao, Yun
Pi Pa, Yue Qin, Er Hu, Kong Hou. Clicking on any one of these instruments will
let you listen to a famous piece played with this instrument.
To the left, there is a very quiet and secluded room where Lotus Spring sat and
played the Qin. On the Qin platform, there is a Qin with one broken string. Walk
onto the platform and position yourself to face the Qin. Clicking on it will
activate an animation.
On the Kang bed facing the platform, there is the Score of Phoenix and a green
jade tablet. These two objects are also interactive. The Score shows you what a
Chinese ancient music score looks like, and the jade tablet tells you the secret
After leaving the Music Room, you will see a two-story building on the left.
is the Dining Room. Walk along the path and through an octagonal brick door,
along the walkway around the building to reach the front doors to the building.
The first floor is for resting and meeting. Proceed to the left back corner of
the room to open a secret door behind the screen. The staircase behind the door
leads upstairs. After getting upstairs, walk around to the front door.
The upstairs is a dining room. In the center, there is a large dining table with
many dishes. Find the jade wine pot on the table and click on it. This will
trigger one episode of the story.
Some of the other objects in the room are also interactive, such as the Buddha
box, the dessert pots, etc.
The garden path continues after the dinning room. You will come across the
waterfall. The stone steps are for you to cross the water. On one of the steps,
turn left and see the waterfall in motion, and a large lotus flower flows down
with the water.
After the waterfall, you will pass by a flower grave and see the faded illusions
of Lotus Spring burying flowers. It will start to rain when you are near the
At the end of the path is a broken bridge without wooden boards. You have to
cross the river without using the bridge. There is a path leading down to the
water by the bridge. When you are close to the water, the carp Lotus Spring
released at the Stone Boat will swim over and wait to be fed. Using the spacebar
to access your treasure bag, pick some fish food from inventory, and feed the
carp. The carp will build a lotus leaf bridge for you to cross the water.
After crossing the river, follow the path, which leads you to the top of the
hill. On the hill, there is a pavilion. Inside the pavilion a Ju lies on the
ground. Clicking on it will activate an animation.
By the pavilion, there is a swing. At a particular angle, you will see, from
Feng emperor's mind, the illusion of Lotus Spring on the swing.
The path down the hill leads you to a Buddhist temple at the bottom of the hill.
Enter the temple through the backdoor. You will see Lotus Spring's unreal images
of worshiping the Buddha. At one end of the temple, a small table stands against
the wall. On the table there is a tube of bamboo fortune sticks and a stick
Check out the stick that lies on the table, which was picked by Lotus Spring.
stick will take you to the corresponding page in the stick book based on the
stick number. The page explains to you if the stick is good or bad.
Click on the bamboo stick tube; a stick will jump out randomly, then you can
the explanation of your stick in the book.
Leave the temple from the front doors. Walk ahead, to arrive at the back door of
the main chamber of Lian Xi Le Chu. Before you enter the door, turn right and
walk straight along the gallery to a bamboo gate. At the doorstep, turn left to
face the door and push it open.
You will see Lotus Spring sitting on a stool in the room to your right and
paper cuts. To your left is a room where Lotus Spring did embroidery. On the
stand, there is one piece of handkerchief with unfinished embroidery. Use the
sewing needle you collected in inventory to finish the embroidery.
Return to the backdoor to the main chamber of Lian Xi Le Chu, Shen Xiu Si Yong.
Open the door; you will be facing the back of a large screen. Walk around it.
The chamber is quite large and is divided into five sections. The main section
the center has a formal imperial throne arrangement.
To the right, there are two small sections. The first is a resting place with
chairs and a tea table. On the opposite side, there is a Chinese herb cabinet,
beside which there is a long table with grinding tools. You can see Lotus Spring
To the right, facing you, there is one large treasure cabinet. This cabinet is a
secret door. Use the flower goddess statue you collected from the Go game and
it into the empty slot in the cabinet. The cabinet will separate, and the door
will open. Inside is a round hall, where a marble statue of Lotus Spring use to
stand. Now the statue is broken into pieces on the ground. Use the cursor to
up the pieces and assemble them. Under the last piece you will find a key.
Pick up the key and go to the other side of the chamber. Open the door to Lotus
Spring's bedroom; you will see her unreal images of brushing hair and images of
her opening the cabinet on the bed.
Get onto the bed and use the key to open the cabinet; you will find the second
pearl that Xian Feng gave Lotus Spring. Click on the pearl to activate an
After leaving the main chamber from the front door, you are in the court yard.
is evening. Turn left and walk along the gallery, which will lead you to a
gallery over the water. You will see Lotus Spring walking in front of you,
enjoying the lotus pond under moonlight. Follow Lotus Spring and enter a three-
section building on the south side of the gallery. To the right is a small
table with some food. To the right is the setup for worshiping the moon. There
one lotus-shaped lamp on the table, which you can light up with the match you
have collected. Enjoy our favorite animation.
Leave the gallery over water through a door in the middle of the gallery. The
door is connected to a stone pathway in front of the main chamber. Walk to the
middle of the pathway and turn left, where you will see a pair of "married
and one open pavilion in the water beyond the trees.
In the center of the open pavilion there is a sitting bed, on which the
handkerchief that Xian Feng emperor gave Lotus Spring. Walk around the sitting
bed and get close to pick up the handkerchief. Enjoy the final animation and
finishing your Dreams of Lotus Spring book.