The early 80 chapters brim with prophecies and dramatic foreshadowings that give hints as to how the book would continue.
He is a treacherous and greedy man, and a womanizer.
Apparently a very beautiful and flirtatious woman, she carried on an affair with her father-in-law and dies before the second quarter of the novel.
Her marriage to Baoyu is seen in the book as predestined.
She has since gained more than 400k IG followers.
Although very pretty and well-read, she does not compare in intelligence and wit to any of her cousins.
One commentator writes that Qin Zhong is a pun for qingzhong passion incarnate , and that his sister Qinshi initiates Baoyu into heterosexual relations in his dream and Qin Zhong initiates him into homosexual ones.
In Nienhauser, William H.