Then Imperial Protector Han Fu said, "I have a brave warrior among my army. Pan Feng is his name, and he could slay this Hua Xiong." So Pan Feng was ordered out to meet the foe. With his great battle-ax in his hand, Pan Feng mounted and rode forth. But soon came the direful tidings that General Pan Feng too had fallen. The faces of the gathering paled at this.
Pan Feng is the subject of a popular Chinese internet meme involving the line "I've a brave warrior in my army. Pan Feng is his name, and he can slay this Hua Xiong." This meme is a cultural phenomenon and has led to a surge in Pan's popularity to rival the more well known figures of the Three Kingdoms period. This popularity has been attributed to various causes, such as desire to poke fun at traditions as a novelty, to feelings of helplessness and lack of individual recognition in Chinese society. It has spawned multiple fake biographies detailing the supposed exploits of Pan Feng that were supposedly too great to be mentioned officially.
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