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Wuxing Skytower - world headquarters of Wuxing in Hong Kong

HistoryEdit

  • 1986: vision of ancestor pointed Wu Kuan-Lei to later site of Skytower in Aberdeen -- Year of the Comet p.78-79 DOC
  • 2017: building of Skytower -- Year of the Comet p.79 DOC
  • feng shui war after the construction of Skytower -- State of the Art: 2063 p.46 STK
    • started by rival corporation with "attacking" building construction -- Year of the Comet p.79 STK
  • around early 2061 -- Corporate Download p.106 SF
  • power of site strengthened by Halley's Comet -- State of the Art: 2063 p.47 STK
  • September, 5 2061: astral space visible around Skytower -- Runner Havens p.6 IBX, 55 STK; Year of the Comet p.79 DOC; Year of the Comet p.136 GMI; Sixth World Almanac p.87 IBX, 118 SF

LocationEdit

  • Aberdeen, Southern Coast, Hong Kong -- Runner Havens p.11, 25 SF; Sixth World Almanac p.118 SF

DescriptionEdit

  • headquarters and spiritual centre -- Runner Havens p.25 SF
  • looms over Aberdeen -- Runner Havens p.11 SF

Astral spaceEdit

  • built on spot with converging Dragon Lines -- Corporate Download p.106, 109 SF; Runner Havens p.54 SF; Sixth World Almanac p.118 STK
  • five converging lines, largest convergence in the city -- Runner Havens p.55 STK
  • potenial discrepancy: convergence of two major Dragon Lines -- Year of the Comet p.79 STK
  • surrounded by astral shallows -- Runner Havens p.11 SF
  • Aberdeen Shallow
    • centered on Skytower -- Runner Havens p.55 SF
    • speculation: side effect of mana manipulation by Skytower -- Runner Havens p.55 STK
    • permanent shallow at the site is an anomaly -- Sixth World Almanac p.118 STK

Feng Shui designEdit

  • built on Feng Shui principles -- Runner Havens p.11 SF; State of the Art: 2063 p.47 STK
  • 88 stories -- Runner Havens p.25 SF
    • note: lucky number in Chinese numerology
  • outside windows turned into mirrors -- State of the Art: 2063 p.46 SF
    • result of feng-shui war with rival corporation -- Year of the Comet p.79 STK
  • dragon sculptures guarding the entrance -- Year of the Comet p.80 SF
  • built to resemble an ancestor shrine -- Year of the Comet p.79 STK

Qi flowEdit

  • construction supposedly channels qi into the building -- Runner Havens p.25 SF
  • Wuxing's clean-up of Aberdeen harbour contributes to qi flow -- Runner Havens p.35 STK
  • speculation about greater purpose -- State of the Art: 2063 p.47 STK
  • speculation: qi flow channeled through Jade Dragon of Wind and Fire -- Year of the Comet p.80-81 STK

Interior: Garden templeEdit

  • top five floors -- Runner Havens p.25 SF
  • holds Jade Dragon of Wind and Fire -- Runner Havens p.25 SF, 55 STK
  • mana flow visible -- Year of the Comet p.80 SF

SecurityEdit

  • -- Runner Havens p.25 STK
    • targeted to disrupt the flow of qi from the building
    • successful attempts caused magical fluctuations in Hong Kong and financial fall-out for Wuxing
  • matrix and physical security restrained -- Runner Havens p.25 SF
  • intense magical security, spirit patrols -- Runner Havens p.25 SF; Year of the Comet p.80 DOC, STK
  • tight security for garden temple after incident -- Runner Havens p.55 STK

TriviaEdit

  • Wu family ancestors reburied in close-by cemetery in Aberdeen -- Runner Havens p.25 SF; Year of the Comet p.79 SF
  • speculation: site was already in use for different family shrine, its removal would have antagonized this family -- Year of the Comet p.79 STK
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