Kongming is every bit the scholar Shan Fu claimed he was… while Shan Fu is every bit the fool we feared. In the south, Sun Quan makes a push against Liu Biao, but is too afraid to fully commit to the offensive. Cao Cao builds a lake, y’know, just cuz. And in honor of Mi Heng, we read the scholar’s only surviving work.
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