a small sketch of goddess Nuwa (女娲) mends the sky. #chinesemythology
the old tale said, in the days of yore the water god Gonggong rebel again heaven, but his hubris do not last long, for he had been quickly defeated by the fire god Zhu Rong. unable to accept the humiliation of defeat, Gonggong smack his head on mount Buzhou, one of the four pillar that hold up the heaven. the moutain collapsed, the sky shattered, a gasping hole open up in the sky. water from the Silver River (the Milky Way) on heaven pouring down flooding the earth, calamity rein down upon mankind and all living things. witness the catastrophe befell mankind lady Nuwa cannot stand by and watch her creation suffer, so she travel to the 4 corner of the world gather the 5 colour stone, and use them to mend the hole on heaven.