Jing Ke was a guest residing in the estates of Dan, crown prince of Yan and renowned for his failed assassination of the Chinese emperor Qin Shi Huang who reigned from 221 BC to 210 BC. His story is told in the chapter entitled Biography of the Assassins in Sima Qian's Records of the Grand Historian.Bern
"Piercing wind, freezing river of Yi. The hero fords, and he never returns!"
JingKe, Chinese assassin, Qin Dynasty