The Wu Warrior Known as Zhou Tai

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Unread postby White Horse General » Wed Feb 11, 2004 3:38 am

Personally I think Zhou Tai is one of the greatest warriors Wu had. I can't deny the ability of Xu Sheng, Ding Feng, Gan Ning, Lu Meng, etc. But Zhou Tai just really stands out amongst them all to me.
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Unread postby Man Chong » Wed Feb 11, 2004 3:56 am

I see Zhou Tai as the strong warrior type....Although he was good, I doubt he was "brilliant"

I prefer Xu Sheng/Lu Meng/Zhu Ran.............They had brains as well as brawn.......
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Unread postby Chao Yun » Wed Feb 11, 2004 4:10 pm

Zhou Tai was a great asset to Wu's army.The Sun family line would have ended completely if it were not for him.
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Unread postby Shadowlink » Wed Feb 11, 2004 8:08 pm

lol i wonder how he even came to serve wu.
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Unread postby Li Ruiyue » Wed Feb 11, 2004 9:16 pm

Zhou Tai was first a bodyguard of Sun Ce with Jiang Qin. He was soon made major where Sun Quan requested that Zhou Tai was to be given under his (Quan's) command.
And we all know how Zhou Tai saved Sun Quan... :wink:

About Zhou Tai joining in the first place, I suppose he was drawn to Sun Ce's leadership like the other officers in Wu.
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Unread postby Man Chong » Wed Feb 11, 2004 10:57 pm

I thought Zhou Tai and Jiang Qin were bandit buddies that joined Sun Ce?
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Unread postby White Horse General » Thu Feb 19, 2004 6:02 am

Man Chong wrote:I thought Zhou Tai and Jiang Qin were bandit buddies that joined Sun Ce?


Historically I don't know, but novel-wise You are correct sir.
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Unread postby twiztidscholar45 » Wed Mar 31, 2004 10:20 pm

Zhou Tai is awesome, Saves his lord, very important to his army, and hes been around for so long.
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Unread postby Lady Wu » Wed Mar 31, 2004 10:58 pm

Man Chong wrote:I see Zhou Tai as the strong warrior type....Although he was good, I doubt he was "brilliant"

I prefer Xu Sheng/Lu Meng/Zhu Ran.............They had brains as well as brawn.......

It's hard to judge Zhou Tai's intelligence, since no "intelligent" deed of his was recorded. However, do note that he was made Controller of Ruxu with Xu Sheng and Zhu Ran under his command. The security of Ruxu was of paramount importance, so either Zhou Tai had some good governing/leadership skills as well, or Sun Quan made a huge mistake based on his personal relationship with Zhou Tai. I prefer to believe the former to be true. :D
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Unread postby CHEVIVE111 » Fri Apr 02, 2004 10:52 pm

Zhou tai is very important. he saved Wu many times. Not to metion he was just a great warrior. I think Gan Ning and Zhou Tai where near equal. They both helped Wu a lot.

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