New illustration-后羿射日 hou.Yi In Chinese mythology, there were 10 suns. Initially the 10 suns world cross the sky one by one, but one day all 10suns came out once scorching the earth. Hou Yi was tasked by the mythical King Yao to rein in the suns. Hou Yi first tried to reason with the suns. When that didn’t work, he then pretended to shut at them with his bow to intimidate them . When the suns again refused to heed Hou Yi’s warnings,he began to shoot at them one by one. As each one fell, they turned into3 leggedravens. Finally only one sun was left and King Yao as well as the sun’s mother asked for him to be spared for the prosperity of man.