He actually mentioned that all dragons are like that, if I remember correctly. They are embodiments of universal principles and energies and more eastern than western inspired.
Which is what makes Michael defeating one all the more impressive.
“YISUN was questioned once by their disciples at their speaking house. The questions were the following: ‘What is the ultimate reason for existence?’ To which YISUN replied, ‘Self-deception.’
‘How can a man live in perfect harmony?’ To which YISUN replied, ‘Non-existence.’
‘What is the ultimate result of all action?’ To which YISUN replied, ‘Futility.’
‘How best can we serve your will?’ To which YISUN replied, ‘Kindly ignore my first three answers.’