This strong-willed, young Chinese girl lives in the Village of Fruitless Mountain and decides to run off on a quest to change her family's fortune.
This character came to life from the magic ink by which it was painted and flew away.
The Old Man of the Moon
This is the god character who knows the future and permits the heroine to ask him a single question.
Magistrate Tiger/Green Tiger
This character was a cruel ruler of the land in which all the main landmarks (save the moon) were located over a century ago.
Ma and Ba
These characters are the parents of the heroine.
This talking creature helps the heroine and her friend along their way early in the story.
The Goldfish Man
This character visits the Village of the Fruitless Mountain early in the book and at the very end.
This section contains 280 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)