The Emperor of Zhong is the highest-ranking position in Zhong. The Emperor during the first and second series is a very wealthy man and has a daughter named Princess Song. Meilin's father, General Teng, serves under him.
In Heart of the Land, the Emperor and his daughter attend the meeting with the other world leaders. He is hostile towards the Greencloaks, and believes they should be disbanded. When Greencloak imposters infiltrate the castle and attack the leaders, the Emperor is killed. His daughter later takes his place as Empress.