Monthly Archives: October 2018

At once Li Dian dashed forward into the midst

At once Li Dian dashed forward into the midst of the Yellow Scarves and laid hands on the rebel chief Huang Shao whom he carried off captive. Cao Cao’s troops then set on and scattered the rebels. The spoil of … Continue reading

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Cao Cao replied, “It is not a good plan to keep

Cao Cao replied, “It is not a good plan to keep soldiers idle here during such scarcity.” “If that is so, it would be more advantageous to attack the eastern counties of Chencheng, Yingchuan, and Runan, and feed your army … Continue reading

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“If you do not, we cannot live in pence,” said they.

“If you do not, we cannot live in pence,” said they. To these requests his brothers added their persuasion, till at length he consented to assume the administrative duties. He forthwith appointed Sun Qian and Mi Zhu as his Advisers, … Continue reading

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This year locusts suddenly appeared and they

This year locusts suddenly appeared, and they consumed every GREen blade. There was a famine, and in the northeast grain rose to fifty “strings” of cash a cart. People even took to cannibalism. Cao Cao’s army suffered from want, and … Continue reading

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Thus relieved Cao Cao set off for the east gate

Thus relieved Cao Cao set off for the east gate. Then he fell in with Dian Wei, who took him under his protection and fought through the press, leaving a trail of death behind till they reached the gate. Here … Continue reading

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But when Dian Wei reached the drawbridge

But when Dian Wei reached the drawbridge, he glanced behind him and missed his master. Immediately Dian Wei turned back and cut an alley inside. Just within he met Li Dian. “Where is our lord?” cried Dian Wei. “I am … Continue reading

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That day, just about noon, the city gates opened

That day, just about noon, the city gates opened, and two bodies of soldiers appeared as if to fight. Gao Shun was the front commander, and Hou Cheng the rear commander. Cao Cao told off his general, Dian Wei, to … Continue reading

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Tao Qian Thrice Offers Xuzhou To Liu Bei;Cao Cao

Tao Qian Thrice Offers Xuzhou To Liu Bei; Cao Cao Retakes Yanzhou From Lu Bu. the last chapter closed with Cao Cao in GREat danger. However, help came. Xiahou Dun with a body of soldiers found his chief, checked the … Continue reading

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Gao Shun, Wei Xu, and Hou Cheng pursued him

Gao Shun, Wei Xu, and Hou Cheng pursued him, Lu Bu taking the lead. Cao Cao’s two generals, Yu Jin and Yue Jing, attacked the pursuers but could not check them. Cao Cao went away north. But from behind some … Continue reading

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the drums began their thunderous roll, and Cao Cao,

the drums began their thunderous roll, and Cao Cao, pointing to his opponent, said, “You and I had no quarrel, why then did you invade my land?” “the empire of Han is the possession of all. What is your special … Continue reading

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