SONG-JIANGAlso known as SUNG-CHIANG
God of Thieves and Whistleblowers.Who says crime doesn't pay? After breaking every law imaginable, he went straight to FENG-DU, the Chinese Hell. YEN-LO-WANG, the God of Death, was shocked at his blatant naughtiness and booked him into every torture chamber available.
But then SONG-JIANG spoke up. "You may think I was evil, but all the bureaucrats in my province are ten times worse. I was only following their example." He then proceeded to give names, places and dates.
This evidence convicted many high-ranking officials and filled FENG-DU's punishment zone to overflowing. The Gods were most pleased, gave him a free pardon and elevated him to deity status.
Thus by becoming an informant and supergrass, he scammed his way into the job he now holds. The perfect crime.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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Location : China
Gender : Male
Type : Deity
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Sorng Jee-yeng
Alternative names : SUNG-CHIANG
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