Saturday, September 20, 2008

Great White Planet

Great White Planet a high ranking servant under that of the Jade Emperor during the famous Chinese novel, Journey to the West. After hearing of the appearance of the Heaven-born monkey, Sun Wukong, the Jade Emperor assigned for the Great White Planet to be the one to retrieve him. Initially Great White Planet was the first person from heaven that was to see Sun Wukong. After which Sun Wukong consented to leave with the Great White Planet. However, Sun Wukong was angry at the fact that he was ranked as the Protector of the Horses and rebelled against heaven. This led to the Great White Planet once again acting as a messenger and some what of a friend towards Sun Wukong. Great White Planet was not shown of at any other time following the first few chapters of ''Journey to the West''. The Great White Planet is also the reason for other famous members of ''Journey to the West'', such as Friar Sand to be alive. In Chinese Astronomy, the Great White Planet is the name for Venus.

Great White Planet is portrayed by Cheung Ying Choi in the 1996 Hong Kong TV series ''''.

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