Are good looking men intimidating
So, if you can’t work it out with your Chinese boyfriend, never fear — there are still sexy Chinese men out there who could rock your world.
Even daredevil superheroes and hardened villains fear the taxman from the IRS.
Women, on average, tend to be attracted to men who are taller than they are, display a high degree of facial symmetry, masculine facial dimorphism, and who have broad shoulders, a relatively narrow waist, and a V-shaped torso.
Based on His Majesty's Inland Revenue department, it was founded shortly after the beginning of the USA's Civil War as part of the process of full economic mobilisation required to build up and sustain an army big enough to suppress the rebellion.
Most every country has its own version of this, often depicted the same way. See also Forensic Accounting, a common tool used by the Intimidating Revenue Service.
In this kind of story, it turns out the bureaucrat is a nice enough person who just wanted to clear up a minor problem and, seeing that the character is frightened, has to give some reassurances that nothing is wrong beyond that.
The trope is named after the USA's Internal Revenue Service, a department of the USA's central/federal government which collects all the country's taxes except for those on goods imported from other countries (tariffs) and ships entering US ports (tolls).
This is especially odd when said characters handle Eldritch Abominations on a regular basis and are able to kill an army like it was nothing.
Apparently, going to jail for tax evasion is a Fate Worse than Death.
The perception of attractiveness can have a significant effect on how people are judged in terms of employment or social opportunities, friendship, sexual behavior, and marriage.
However, there are numerous differences based on gender.
I’m also reminded of the Asian Playboy, and what he once wrote about Asians: While he wrote that with Asian American men in mind, chances are, Chinese men in China aren’t getting any dating tips from their dads either.