Ming Tzu, Ruler of the Ming Dynasty is a character on Xena: Warrior Princess. He ruled over the Ming Dynasty at the same time Lao Ma did over the Lao Dynasty. He had a son with Lao Ma, although it was kept secret for a long time. He lived with Ming Tzu and was told to keep his mother's identity secret. After his father was killed by Xena, his son, Ming T'ien, took over the throne for the Ming Dynasty and became a tyrannical ruler.