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Unread postby Rot3k10 » Mon Feb 06, 2006 4:51 am

I've played the games and read things of Zhuge Liang. I started reading the book a month or two ago. I read though the turbulent tales of Liu Bei's quest and the great virtue of Zhuge Liang. It really moved me when he died. I shed a tear. After reading so much, I felt that I'd known him. I was mad that such a great man met his end before he accomplised a virtuies act. Am I the only one tuched by this?
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Unread postby James » Mon Feb 06, 2006 4:43 pm

I think, for a lot of people, it is one of the most moving parts of the entire novel (along with the deaths of the three brothers and Liu Bei). I know when I first read the novel it was one of the most moving moments for me.
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Unread postby Rot3k10 » Mon Feb 06, 2006 4:51 pm

I felt it was wrong that Heaven should end his campaign against the traitors. He was such a good man.
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Unread postby Jason » Mon Feb 06, 2006 6:29 pm

James wrote:I think, for a lot of people, it is one of the most moving parts of the entire novel (along with the deaths of the three brothers and Liu Bei). I know when I first read the novel it was one of the most moving moments for me.


Yea, I was a good amount more Anti-Shu in those days, and it was very sad to read it. I think I was most sad at Sun Ce's death, but Kongming's was just a great part of the novel.
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Unread postby Rot3k10 » Mon Feb 06, 2006 6:40 pm

Heaven has a plan for everyone. Heavens course was for the Empire of Wei/Jin to rule.
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Unread postby Lord Chuff » Tue Feb 07, 2006 12:58 am

I found it moving aswell. He worked himself to death but never achieved his goal. :cry:
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Unread postby man4422 » Wed Feb 08, 2006 12:12 am

He did contribute something...and if the emperor Liu Shan did not call him back, he might have conquered Chan'an and take up many other cities from Wei kingdom...or even all...:(
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Unread postby Rot3k10 » Wed Feb 08, 2006 12:33 am

Even a man as great as Kongming can be thrawrted by a underling.
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Unread postby Lexus Fiend » Wed Feb 08, 2006 3:45 am

Rot3k10 wrote:Even a man as great as Kongming can be thrawrted by a underling.


I am curious as to what "underling" you are speaking of.
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Unread postby James » Wed Feb 08, 2006 3:48 am

Lexus Fiend wrote:I am curious as to what "underling" you are speaking of.

Perhaps he(?) is speaking of Liu Shan? Or Huang Hao?
Liu Shan was technically his lord, but he was, also, his charge.
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