ZhouTai50 wrote:I wouldn't say he was necessarily short sighted in taking Jing. The area offered a good point for Wu to strike into Wei. However, his early death made it that whatever plans he may have had never came to fruition, and Wu lacked another great offensive commander to lead that attack north without him. Some say that the taking of Jing ruined whatever chance Shu and Wu had to take out Wei, but I disagree. After Yiling and Liu Bei's death, the two nations did reconcile. But, like I said, by this point Lu Meng was long dead and Lu Xun couldn't fill his shoes when it came to invading territory. Had he lived to this point, I think we would have seen some significant gains made by the two nations working together. Would it be enough to take down Wei? Maybe, maybe not, but I do think they would have had much more success than they really did.
Sun Fin wrote:Zhou Yu, no doubt for me. He was more a general then stratergist but he was still better. I blame Lu Meng for the death of Wu and his shortsightedness in taking Jing
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