Chu had been directed to a far-off army camp as a guard. Officer Lu
was sent to murder him. Fire has been set to the guardhouse as a
diversion. It burns at the background of the prints. Lin Chu was not
killed ‘by accident’, because he had taken shelter from the cold
in the Temple of the Mountain Spirit. He was able to surprise
Officer Lu and kill him. Snow falls on the cruel scene.
tale stems from the Chinese novel Water Margin or Suikoden.
It tells the story of heroic outlaws (circa 1101-26).