In times of old, when men were bold, four beasts did stalk the earth. Earth and Water, Wind and Flame, the elements did give birth. To vermilion birds and snow-white cats, to chelonians dark and dragons fleet. It's mythology time in Japandemonium again. Please take a seat.
(How I wish I could have stretched the index blurb out a bit more. I was on a roll there for a moment.)