Ding Ziu translates to 'Substitute Criminal'
Thief, murderer, mercenary, criminal boss and general pox on humanity.
Inspired by Ulysses Klaue
In settings where there are long established underworld thief, criminal and otherwise ne'er do wells there is going to be a system of heraldry associated with those who live in and rule from the shadows.
There are gangs, there are biker gangs, there are terrorist organizations, and then there are the Sons of Scorpions
Many weapons buried with the dead are buried for a very good reason as they have had a potent curse placed on them making them dangerous or near-useless to the living.