HAN-XIANGZIAlso known as HAN XIANG ZI, HAN XIANG, HAN XIANG-ZI, HAN XIANGI, HAN HSIANG TZU, HAN HSIEN TZU
Newton-defying immortal in charge of flutes
One of the EIGHT-IMMORTALS, he is the Zero-Gravity God. HAN-XIANGZI was a highly-educated philosopher in the company of LU-DONGBIN. One day he fell out of a peach tree. What was he doing up a peach tree? If he was testing gravity, it didn't work. He fell upwards — in contravention of Gravitational Law, Section C, Paragraph 12.
Grabbing at a sacred branch bestowed immediate immortality. And also equipped his flute with the power of immortality-bestwoing music. Now he hangs around with the other EIGHT-IMMORTALS, playing his flute and making the most profound observations. He is also the patron of the middle classes.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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Location : China
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Harn Shee-yen Dzur
Alternative names : HAN XIANG ZI, HAN XIANG, HAN XIANG-ZI, HAN XIANGI, HAN HSIANG TZU, HAN HSIEN TZU
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