Shen Kung-pao

Chinese - A magician. He pitted his skills against those of his former friend, Chiang Tzu-ya, hoping to win a list of ways of achieving immortality that the Old Man of the South Pole had given to the general. Shen cut off his own head and caused it to float in the air, claiming to have won. The Old Man of the South Pole sent the Crane Youth to carry the airborne head away but Chiang persuaded him to return it and it was rejoined to Shen's body. In some references, known as Shen Kung-pao.

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