Lan's Path to Immortality: Part 1 Lan was born to a wealthy Thardic family. The Thardic people were known for their robust culture and was home to the most famous Ninjas and warriors. Lan's father was a successful businessman who owned many mines throughout the mountains. Being his only son, he was expected to carry on the family name and tradition of leadership in the community.
Lan was an artistic and gentle soul who was not very athletic, and struggled for the respect of his father. When he finished his schooling, Lan took many exams in order to hold public office, however, he failed every time. His father still believed Lan would grow into a respectable man, so he sent him to the capital city with a large amount of money to start his own business hoping he would bring honor to the family. After a few failed attempts, his money was running low, and he gave up and gave the last of his money to charity.
When he returned home, his father forgave him and kindly suggested he beco