Cao Ah Man wrote:After having re-read the book, I have come to the conclusion that Cao Cao is the motivation, the drive of all the events that occoured. For example, if Cao Cao didn't fail the assasination, then he wouldn't have issued the edict that formed the alliance. And if the alliance wasn't formed, for all we know, Dong Zhuo could have remained in power, or perhaps Yuan Shao would've become the power of the northern heartland. But that's just one example. Your thoughts?
barbarosso wrote:I actually think that Lui Bei was cause he wrote it for the people As mentioned "Guan Hzong a shi-ist?" thread The book was difefiantly shu bia ed
barbarosso wrote:because he included many of the folk stories of shu and noy of wu or wei
barbarosso wrote:and alse Lui bEI IS portrayed as the untimate good guy
Man Chong wrote:With a novel as expasive as RTK, it's really hard to label a single character as the "driving force."
I mean, say Cao Cao. He created the State of Wei, the base from which Jin was formed. Important? Yes.
But lessee, without Liu Bei and his creating of Shu, Sima Yi would never have earned so much respect for all the stuff he did against Shu, if Shu didn't exist. Hence, in a way, without Shu, Jin would never exist.
So therefore, there is no single "moving force."
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