Characters

MAIN CHARACTERS

Fan Tong

Chinese name: 范统
Pinyin: fàn tǒng
Nickname: 饭桶, Rice Barrel (means good-for-nothing)
Status: Migrant
Rank: White Tassel
Age: unknown
Meaning of name: Unity

Description: Fan Tong was cursed to say the opposite of what he means 90% of the time by a woman who wasn’t happy at being called ‘old hag’. He found himself in a parallel universe called Fantasia one day and was told that he had already died once. His goal in life is to live peacefully and make lots of friends despite his curse. However, destiny has something more in store for him…

Yue Tui

Chinese name: 月退
Pinyin: yuè tuì
Nickname: Leg. When you combine the characters of his name together into one word, it forms the character for “leg” (腿).
Status: Migrant
Rank: White Tassel
Age: unknown
Meaning of name: Retreating Moon

Description: A mysterious youth who was found in East City’s Pool one day.

 

EAST CITY

Lord Luo

Chinese name: 珞侍
Pinyin: luò shì
Status: Lord, Native
Rank: Red Tassel
Age: 14
Meaning of name: Jade

Description: Prince of East City and the youngest of the Five Lords. He misses his older stepbrother Lord Hui a lot.

Lord Ling

Chinese name: 绫侍
Pinyin: líng shì
Status: Lord, Native
Rank: Unknown
Age: Unknown
Meaning of name: Silk

Description: One of the Five Lords of East City. He is often mistaken for a woman because he looks extremely beautiful, like an angel. He always appears calm and collected. He is the Empress’s personal servant, and helps her choose her clothes and do her hair.

Lord Yin

Chinese name: 音侍
Pinyin: yīn shì
Status: Lord, Native
Rank: unknown
Age: unknown
Meaning of name: Sound

Description: Talented, handsome, and elegant. Lord Yin is an extraordinary person who killed Fan Tong when he rode an out-of-control magical beast into the city while returning from a mission.

Lord Wei

Chinese name: 违侍
Pinyin: wéi shì
Status: Lord, Native
Rank: unknown
Age: unknown
Meaning of name: Disobey

Description: The Empress’s adviser. He is extremely biased against migrants, and will do anything to make their lives as miserable as possible.

Lord Hui

Chinese name: 晖侍
Pinyin: huī shì
Status: Lord, Native
Rank: unknown
Age: unknown
Meaning of name: Sunshine

Description: Went missing two years ago. A good person who is well-liked by East City’s people. He obtained a gray tassel when he was seventeen, which made the Empress adopt him as her stepson and promote him to Lord.

Empress Xi Ying

Chinese name: 矽樱女王
Pinyin: xī yīng nǚ wáng
Status: Empress, Native
Rank: unknown
Age: unknown
Meaning of name: Silicon Cherry Blossom

Description: Cold and heartless. Lord Luo’s mother.

Mi Chong

Chinese name: 米重
Pinyin: mǐ chóng
Nickname: 米虫, Rice Weevil (a pest that feeds on rice)
Status: Migrant
Rank: Light Green Tassel
Age: Unknown
Meaning of name: Repetition

Description: Fan Tong’s guide. He likes listening to and spreading random rumors and gossip. He is in love with Lord Silk and has started to doubt his sexual preference because of it. He does odd jobs for a living.

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