When not training in the Yan family tradition of Peiking Opera performance, Yen Tieh-hua leads the life of an ordinary 15 year old girl. Then one day she returns home to find her entire family murdered. Yen Tieh-hua becomes the primary suspect in the case, and is quickly tried and sent to prison.
Thirty years later Yen Tieh-hua returns, though prison records show she's been dead for a decade. Even more astonishing, she appears to be no older than the day she began her sentence. Her objective: to avenge the massacre of her family starting with a live-streamed killing.
The officer who originally handled Yen Tieh-hua's case is called back to active duty to deal with her reappearance, but the deeper he digs, the more he finds that nothing is as it seems. Complicating matters is a teenage chess prodigy with the ability to see five minutes into the future who joins Yen Tieh-hua's crusade. What is the truth at the heart of the Yan family massacre? And what is the mysterious power that enabled Yen Tieh-hua's return from the dead?
Yan, the latest work from sci-fi comic book artist Chang Sheng, blends sci-fi concepts and traditional opera to create a uniquely Taiwanese superhero story. Its gripping can't-put-it-down plotline and refined graphic style will be savored in repeated readings by fans of sci-fi, mystery, and action comics.
a fifteen-years-old high school girl, who was born in a family that has a long tradition of performing Peking Opera. She was the sole survivor of the Yen family murders and has been arrested and sentenced to prison as the murderer. Thirty years later, Yen returns as the avenger.
a gifted Go girl player who sees 5 minutes in the future after brain surgery.
the police officer who was in charge of the Yen family murders and believed that Yen Tieh-hua was innocent. After the live-streamed murder, Lei started to investigate for the truth thirty years ago and Yen Tieh-hua.