This is my first year participating in the A to Z Challenge. The list of participants can be found here. Thanks to Arlee Bird and the co-hosts for hosting this awesome challenge. Check out the site here.
I’m also participating in a mini-hop that got started on theme reveal day when a few of us realized we had similar themes. It’s called Supernatural A to Z. Click below to check out the list of participants. 🙂
Xing Tian is from Chinese mythology. Xing Tian is a headless creature. The xing tian was known to have fought against supreme divinity. Although the creature was beheaded he continued to fight. More info here.
10 thoughts on “#AtoZChallenge: Xing Tian”
I’m sorry to be irreverent, but when you mentioned he continued to fight after he was beheaded, Immediately thought ‘it’s just a flesh wound!’ and the black knight from Monty Python’s Holy Grail. ;P
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I found that part very interesting. This particular one has been the most unique so far. The others I had heard of. This one was a totally new to me. 🙂
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I love the Xing Tian. So stubborn it kept fighting with no head!
Timothy S. Brannan
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It was definitely an interesting one to research.
I know quite a bit about Greek and Roman mythology, but not Chinese. So Xing Tian is new to me! (And a great choice for the letter X!)
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Thanks. It was new to me as well.
That’s one hardy creature to continue fighting without a head.
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Yes, it is. I found it to very interesting.