183 Beijing Operas - Killer God - Number 242
Beijing Opera - "Imperial Banquet"
Killer God with a black flowered ingot face has a role in "Imperial Banquet," an opera adapted from the novel "Three Chivalrous and Five Righteous." Ge Dengyun, a retired tutor of the emperor, abducts the wife of a scholar Fan Zhongyu. When the scholar learns of the whereabouts of his wife, he goes to Ge Dengyun's house and demands her release. Ge pretends to know nothing about the abduction. He offers the scholar wine and when the latter is drunk, orders a henchman to murder him. But Killer God arrives and kills the would-be murder first.
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