Fictional Character
"Curse of the Three Demons"
Set in OTL
Type of Appearance: Direct
Nationality: China
Date of Birth: 13th century
Occupation: Serai-keeper

Chao was the fat keeper of a caravansarai in Kaifeng. Sa'id ibn Hawqal stayed at the caravansarai when he visited Kaifeng.[1] He proved to be sympathetic to Sa'id's situation; first congratulating him when it appeared he'd entered into a profitable agreement with Bagadan, Kaifeng's governor,[2] then providing Sa'id with tea when he was cursed by three demons.[3]


  1. Arabesques 2, pg. 53.
  2. Ibid.
  3. Ibid., pg. 68-69.
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.