Fongyuan, Hunan, China
When the outbreak started, the elders in Fongyuan were prepared and ordered a fence to be built around the village, successfully protecting it's residents. When Changsha fell, the army arrived and drafted young people to help build the Beacon of Light, the Mrs. Chen and her family helped hide Meili and Ahui. A few weeks later more soldiers showed up to take more people leaving no strong and able-bodied residents to protect Fongyuan and the village was overrun. After their Grandmother refuses to leave, Mr. Chen helps get his wife and daughter out of their neighbourhood and is bitten by jiāngshī. Mrs. Chen and Ahui arrive at the river with Meili and numerous other residents where they safely make it to the Grove.
Shortly after arriving at their new settlement, Mrs. Chen contracts pneumonia and dies.
Mrs. Chen catches pneumonia shortly after arriving at the Grove and dies.