Tales from the Chinese Crypt is a regular web column exploring bizarre and creepy stories from across China.
Alien-human sex is not something that’s a common topic of conversation. This is likely for a number of reasons: For one, it’s a bit strange, and two, there is no concrete evidence aliens have visited our planet – let alone got intimate with our species.
Even Hollywood has largely ignored the concept, with only a handful of films exploring the idea, the most notable of which is a passing comment in District 9 about Nigerian prostitutes selling sex to the film’s alien refugees.
While the notion of interplanetary love may seem like something that is strictly bound to the realm of science fiction, it does (allegedly) have a precedent on our green and blue galactic home. This month’s Tales from the Chinese Crypt will recount the story of Meng Zhaoguo – a man from Wuchang, near Harbin in Heilongjiang province, who claims to have engaged sexually with an extraterrestrial.
The tale starts on June 7, 1994 when Zhaoguo was working at a logging camp and spotted lights and metallic flashes from nearby Mount Phoenix. When our humble protagonist went to investigate what he assumed was a downed helicopter, he was hit in the head by an unknown entity or force – knocking him out instantly.
“I thought a helicopter had crashed, so I set out to scavenge for scrap,” Zhaoguo told a reporter from The Huffington Post. “Foom! Something hit me square in the forehead and knocked me out.”
A photo of a suspected UFO over Mount Phoenix in July 2012. We're no experts, but the bright spot looks suspiciously like lens flare to us…
When Zhaoguo came to, he encountered a tall human-esque female alien, which he described as: “10 feet [3.03 meters] tall and had six fingers, but otherwise she looked completely like a human.” Some forms of the story also claim the alien had fur-covered legs.
What allegedly happened next is where the story goes from bizarre to bat-shit insane. According to one version of the story, Zhaoguo was transported back home, where he engaged in a marathon 40-minute sexual encounter with the galactic visitor while hovering above his sleeping wife and daughter. When the space creature finally finished with the genital rubbing, Zhaoguo was left with a mysterious scar on his thigh – a mark which, when investigated by a doctor in September 2003, was deemed unusual and not caused by normal injury or surgery.
The strangeness doesn’t stop there though, because a month later Zhaoguo claims to have ascended through a wall to visit the aliens on their spaceship. When onboard he requested to see his alien lover one more time, a bid that was denied. While on the spacecraft, Zhaoguo was told that his human-alien hybrid son would be born on a far-away planet in 60 years.
“They said in Chinese, but with a heavy accent so it was hard for me to understand at first, that they were refugees. Like me, they wanted to escape their former lives, so they left their dying home,” Zhaoguo told The Huffington Post.
A super creepy interpretation of a human-alien hybrid child...
In addition to the medical exam Zhaoguo received in 2003, he was also subject to a polygraph test which, according to some sources, proved he was telling the truth. One of the stranger aspects of this story is the fact that Zhaoguo claims to have never heard of UFOs or outer space people until he reported his experience...
Zhaoguo’s wife reportedly forgave him for his adulterous alien escapades: “I told my wife all about it afterwards. She wasn't too angry.''
The one thing that stood out to us after researching this story is the fact that Zhaoguo received numerous gifts as a result of his abduction, including a Sony television, a cow and, most notably, a job at a Harbin university… Naturally, this raises some questions.
We must admit there are various versions of this story floating around on the internet, including some where the abductee was already in his home when the sexual encounter took place (as opposed to be transported from Mount Phoenix). For other forms of this story, do a quick Google search and prepare to burn through several hours of your life.