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The rain is said to have been convenient for them. 13 men meet on a pleasure boat on July 31, 1921, on Nanhu, a lake about 90 kilometers southwest of Shanghai. After four days of deliberation, they had to interrupt their meeting in Shanghai for fear of police spies. Given the bad weather, few other tourists are on the lake. Nevertheless, the 13 men fall silent as soon as another boat passes them.

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