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Black and White Impermanence fighting over collecting one spirit. As part of their duties, these figures are responsible for guiding the souls of the deceased to the underworld and participating in the judgment of their earthly deeds.
The Matchmaker, also known as the Moonman with his dozens of mechanical arms assisting him in pulling the red thread. He is believed to keep a record of each person’s romantic destiny and use his red thread to tie together the ankles of two individuals who are meant to be married.
Meng Po, resides in the underworld and is responsible for administering a soup of forgetfulness to souls who are about to be reincarnated, now serving as a bartender for the souls. It is believed that when souls reach the underworld, they must drink from Meng Po to erase their memories of their past lives.
King of the Stove
The King of the Stove, responsible for overseeing households, sits on a throne of kitchen supplies. It is believed that he reports to Heaven regarding the behaviour of the family members of the household he presides over, and now he can do his duties with his laptop.
The judge in gavel form, resides in the Underworld, and his job is to judge the actions of the deceased souls and determine whether they are good or evil.
Lord of the River
The Lord of the River, who is responsible for regulating the flow and direction of water and believed to have the ability to trigger floods, droughts, and other natural calamities, travels along the river on a robotic turtle.
The Azure Dragon, one of the Four Symbols of the Chinese constellations, guards the east.
The Vermilion Bird, one of the Four Symbols of the Chinese constellations, guards the south.
The Black Tortoise, one of the Four Symbols of the Chinese constellations, guards the north.
The White Tiger, one of the Four Symbols of the Chinese constellations, guards the West.