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#1 - 2013/08/03 03:05:00 PM
Every journey must come to an end, though not all end the way we might expect. In the sixth and final short, Emperor Shaohao makes his last bid to protect the people of Pandaria.

Emperor Shaohao returned, enlightened by his journey, and without a moment to spare: the Great Waterspeaker’s vision had come to fruition. In the face of disaster, would Shaohao be able to protect his people? Find out in the final chapter, “The Burdens of Shaohao—Part Five: The Sundering

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The Burdens of Shaohao—Prelude: The Vision

Ten thousand years ago in the ancient empire of Pandaria, Emperor Shaohao asked the Great Waterspeaker to peer into his future. He was eager to hear of the happiness and prosperity his rule would bring. What did the rippling waters foretell?

The Burdens of Shaohao—Part 1: Doubt

Fearing for the future of his people, Emperor Shaohao sought out the Jade Serpent, Spirit of Wisdom, for council. He struggled to find meaning and fell into Doubt. Would the emperor triumph over his inner demons? Watch “The Burdens of Shaohao—Part One: Doubt” to find out.

The Burdens of Shaohao—Part 2: Despair

Emperor Shaohao pursued his friend with great haste, but one misstep took him from his path. He fought to free himself from the swamp, struggling only making him sink into Despair. Would Shaohao find a way to escape? Watch “The Burdens of Shaohao—Part 2: Despair” to find out.
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The Burdens of Shaohao—Part 3: Fear

Emperor Shaohao found himself in the land of the mantid, the mortal enemy of the pandaren. With advice from the Black Ox, he followed his feet through the waking nightmare. Would Shaohao overcome Fear? Watch “The Burdens of Shaohao—Part Three: Fear” to find out.

The Burdens of Shaohao—Part 4: Anger

After having cast away doubt, despair, and fear, Emperor Shaohao sought an army. The White Tiger saw Anger in the emperor and issued a challenge. Would the emperor temper his rage? Watch “The Burdens of Shaohao—Part 4: Anger” to find out.

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#30 - 2013/08/05 10:05:00 PM
The Burdens of Shaohao – Part 1: Doubt is now available.

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#41 - 2013/08/06 10:07:00 PM
The newest short is available now!

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#44 - 2013/08/07 10:35:00 PM
Our journey with Emperor Shaohao takes us deeper into Pandaria and the land of the mantid in this latest short.

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#58 - 2013/08/08 10:06:00 PM
Emperor Shaohao’s ongoing journey of self-discovery has led him farther than he could have expected, but as we discover in this latest short, it isn’t at an end just yet.

After having cast away doubt, despair, and fear, Emperor Shaohao sought an army. The White Tiger saw Anger in the emperor and issued a challenge. Would the emperor temper his rage? Watch “The Burdens of Shaohao—Part 4: Anger” to find out.

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#68 - 2013/08/09 10:18:00 PM
Every journey must come to an end, though not all end the way we might expect. In the sixth and final short, Emperor Shaohao makes his last bid to protect the people of Pandaria.

Emperor Shaohao returned, enlightened by his journey, and without a moment to spare: the Great Waterspeaker’s vision had come to fruition. In the face of disaster, would Shaohao be able to protect his people? Find out in the final chapter, “The Burdens of Shaohao—Part Five: The Sundering