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Lady Zhen's Death

Unread postby Lady Qiao » Thu Nov 07, 2002 3:24 am

could anyone please tell me when lady zhen dies? i can't seem to find it in my copy. an exact chapter would be appreciated, thanks.
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Unread postby Lady Wu » Thu Nov 07, 2002 3:58 am

Lady Zhen wife of Cao Pi? He made her commit suicide.... :cry: (SGZ chapter 5)
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Unread postby Lady Wu » Thu Nov 07, 2002 4:07 am

oops.... i thought you said "how" instead of "when"... It's in the 6th month of AD 221.

Lady Zhen was a virtuous woman who had great pity for the poor even when she was a young girl. She bore Cao Rui to Cao Pi. But when Cao Pi usurped the throne, the Duke of Shanyang (the ex-Emperor Xian) sent 2 beautiful ladies to be Cao Pi's concubines, and Cao Pi became enamoured of them as well as some other ladies. And so Lady Zhen was ignored, and she became unhappy. For that, Cao Pi got angry and ordered her to commit suicide. :x
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Unread postby Wen Choung » Thu Nov 07, 2002 1:36 pm

So technically, it isn't REALLY suicide, right?
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Unread postby James » Thu Nov 07, 2002 1:43 pm

Wen Choung wrote:So technically, it isn't REALLY suicide, right?

Well… if she did herself in, I would still call it suicide. Cao Pi was a punk. :x
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Unread postby Dennis » Thu Nov 07, 2002 2:08 pm

Zhuge Kongming wrote:
Wen Choung wrote:So technically, it isn't REALLY suicide, right?

Well… if she did herself in, I would still call it suicide. Cao Pi was a punk. :x


I never liked him before, but this is ridiculous... I can barely believe it, Cap Pi was a loser...
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Unread postby Jeffro » Thu Nov 07, 2002 2:57 pm

Good ole' Cao genetics. *remembers when cao cao killed his uncle and his entire family* ah well, History is chock full of injustices.
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thanks!

Unread postby Lady Qiao » Thu Nov 07, 2002 8:23 pm

thank you lady wu and everyone who had posted. i really appreciate it, thanks.
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Unread postby Seven at One Stroke » Fri Nov 08, 2002 6:36 am

Was there also something about Zhen Ji falling for a guy named Liu Gong Liang or is that just folk legend?
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Unread postby Lady Wu » Fri Nov 08, 2002 6:57 am

Hmmm... the closest thing to "Liu Gong Liang" I know about is an incident recorded in the Wei Lue, which says that when Lady Zhen was little, her father had a physiognomist (sp???) called Liu Liang look at her, and he remarked that she would become someone royal and great.
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