Do you believe in the red string of fate? There's a lot of stories about the red string of fat, but it seems like the original idea came from Japan or China's folklore. In Japan these days, the red string is often tied to people's pinkies and connected to the other fated person. Here's a collection of illustrations that refer to this romantic idea! You can't see who's at the other end of the string, but someday, somewhere, you'll meet them.