This is a story from Strange Tales from Make-Do Studio. Mr`Sun of Luoyang married the daughter of a magistrate1. About twenty days after the wedding， his wife died of illness. Sun was extremely sad. One rainy day， an average- and said："My name is Lu Wubing. I admire you for losing your sife at such a young age；； to offer help；； Iam willing to be your maid."Mr1`Sun waw that she was simple，， diligent2， kind and able to read and write， her as his concubine， rather than as a maid. He later married a woman named Xu`A year later， Xu bore him a boy as her own child. Ahjian loved Lu Wubin more than his mother. When Ahjian was three years old， ill， and she told Sun， "Wubing loves Ahjian. Please let Wubing be the wife after I die."In tears， Sun promised he would dw so. Nevertheless， his family did notgive its permission. His family elders dictated3 that Sun marry a woman named Wang， the daughter of an official. Wang， short-tempered， often beat and scolded Wubing and Ahjian. There the whole family was neither in harmony nor tranquil4. Sun went far away from home to avoid the shrewish woman. After a while， Wubing could bear it no longer. She took Ahjian and escaped. She cold him about what had happened in the family and his son's whereabouts. While telling the story， she was weeping and crying and then suddenly she fainted， to help her， only to find her clothes on the ground. She had disappeared. By then， Sun realized that Lu Wubing was the incarnation of a ghost. In memory of Lu Wubing Sun set up a tombstone with the epitaph："Tomb of Lu Wubing，my ghost wife."