JingKeAssassinatedtheKingofQin荆轲刺秦DuringthewarringStatesPeriods,thePrinceofYansentafamousassassinatorJingKetokilltheKingofQin.JingKe,togetherwithanotherwarrior,leftforQinwiththeheadof樊於期，adefe...Jing Ke Assassinated the King of Qin 荆轲刺秦
During the warring States Periods, the Prince of Yan sent a famous assassinator Jing Ke to kill the King of Qin.
Jing Ke, together with another warrior,left for Qin with the head of 樊於期，a defector of Qin and the map of 督康，the most fertile land of Yan. Approaching the River Yi, Jing Ke sung a heartbroken song impassionedly, “ the River Yi is cold as the wind blows , the hero will never return after this departure.”
Knowing that the envoy from yan brought both the head of 樊於期 and the map of督康 ， the King of Qin felt very happy and ordered to meet Jing Ke at Xianyang Palace right away. Seeing the king, Jing Ke talked with ease. He handed the map to the king. No sooner had the king fully unrolled the map than Jing Ke took out the dagger hidden in the map and grabbed the king’s sleeve trying to stab him. The king tore the sleeve and jumped by the nearby screen heading out. Nobody could do anything to help. The king managed to pull out his long sword and chopped off the left leg of Jing Ke who finally died at Qin’s palace.
Though the assassination failed, Jing Ke took his place in the history book forever due to his bravery.