The tide of battle — and history — turns in the span of one night.
- Map of Key Locations
- Graph of Key Characters and Relationships
- Interview with Ink & Quill about the podcast
In his most desperate hour, Sun Quan puts his faith in Lu Xun, but will his officers obey orders from a man they see as a pedant and a coward?
Liu Bei’s team of old warhorses takes another hit, but two young stallions are waiting in the wings. This episode is read by special guest Kaiser Kuo, host of the Sinica Podcast.
A little while back, I had the pleasure of going on the Sinica Podcast to chat with Kaiser Kuo and Jeremy Goldkorn about this show and the immense influence of the novel. It was a fun experience, and that episode just went live today. So check it out over at Supchina or in your favorite podcast app.
With Liu Bei bearing down on them, the Southlands try to tell him that they didn’t really mean to kill Guan Yu; it was all a simple misunderstanding. We swear!
No, not him, too!! Another major character bites the dust.
You would think the end of a 400-year dynasty would have more action than this, but it’s all just decrees, counter-decrees, speeches, humble brags, and an unusually strong gust of wind.
Cao Cao’s third son finds out what passes for brotherly love in his family.