We’re midway through the halfway point in Season 3. China History Podcast fans will all know this story from which our Chengyu was derived. This is the early years of the Warring States period. Kings Goujian of Yue State and Fuchai of Wu were slugging it out down in Central China. From this epic struggle between these two neighboring rivals came one of the great stories from ancient Chinese history that has been told and re-told throughout the centuries. Let’s hear it one more time in this episode and learn what’s up with “lying on brushwood and tasting bile.”