The Good, The Bad, and the Weird
The Huà Lóng
- Translates to “The Painted Dragon” (Characters with Cantonese Level 1 can have this information but they don’t figure it out for a few minutes, those with level 2 or higher know it instantly)
- All members of the Tong have tattoos of some form on their bodies. Since the Tong recruits it’s members from prisoner populations 囚, the Cantonese symbol for ‘prisoner,’ is the first tattoo that all members receive, usually on their neck or some section of their face; ’ As members of the Tong gain more prestige they earn more tattoos.
- Primarily being felons and in custody often the members train in the Tan Tui style of martial arts, kickboxing. Focusing on some boxing and strong kicks it allows the members to still fight when bound.
Local rumors are that the Hua Long are the transplanted members of a centuries-old cult from the mainland of China that has recently surfaced in Shan Fan. A Streetwise TN 7 (for non-Chinese characters, 3 for Chinese-born characters) reveals this information. Characters with Area Knowledge: Great Maze can roll against a TN of 11 to have heard rumors of them outside Shan Fan.