Sunday, April 20, 2008

Appearances of Zhao Zilong (Zhao Yun) in Luo Guanzhong's Romance of Three Kingdoms

The movie, "Three Kingdoms: Resurrection of the Dragon" which is about the character, Zhao Zilong (Zhao Yun) is a disappointment. It, however, intrigues me to find out how prominent this Tiger General really in 120 chapters of Romance of Three Kingdoms. Can't google it. Manually Ctrl-F & found out that he was featured (at very least, mentioned) in 49 chapters listed as follows:

Chapter 7
Yuan Shao Fights Gongsun Zan At The River Pan;
Sun Jian Attacks Liu Biao Across The Great River.

Chapter 11
Liu Bei Rescues Kong Rong At Beihai;
Lu Bu Defeats Cao Cao Near Puyang.

Chapter 21
In A Plum Garden, Cao Cao Discusses Heroes;
Using The Host's Forces, Guan Yu Takes Xuzhou.

Chapter 28
Putting Cai Yang To Death, The Brothers' Doubts Disappear;
Meeting At Gucheng, Lord and Lieges Fortify Each Other.

Chapter 31
Cao Cao Overcomes Yuan Shao In Cangting;
Liu Bei Seeks Shelter With Liu Biao In Jingzhou.

Chapter 34
Behind The Screen, Lady Cai Overhears A Secret;
Across The Tan Torrent, The Dilu Horse Carries Its Master.

Chapter 35
Liu Bei Meets A Recluse At Nanzhang;
Shan Fu Sees A Noble Lord At Xinye.

Chapter 36
Shan Fu's Strategy: Fankou Is Captured;
Xu Shu's Affection: Zhuge Liang Is Recommended.

Chapter 39
At Jingzhou, The Son Of Liu Biao Thrice Begs Advice;
At Bowang Slope, The Directing Instructor Plans His First Battle.

Chapter 40
Lady Cai Renounces Jingzhou;
Zhuge Liang Burns Xinye.

Chapter 41
Liu Bei Leads His People Over The River;
Zhao Zilong Rescues The Child Lord At Dangyang.

Chapter 42
Screaming Zhang Fei Triumphs At Long Slope Bridge;
Defeated Liu Bei Marches To Hanjin.

Chapter 43
Zhuge Liang Disputes With The Southern Scholars;
Lu Su Denounces The Majority Opinion.

Chapter 45
At The Three Gorges, Cao Cao Loses Soldiers;
In The Gathering Of Heroes, Jiang Gan Is Trapped.

Chapter 49
On Seven-Star Altar, Zhuge Liang Sacrifices To The Winds;
At Three Gorges, Zhou Yu Liberates The Fire.

Chapter 50
Zhuge Liang Foresees The Huarong Valley Episode;
Guan Yu Lifts His Saber To Release Cao Cao.

Chapter 51
Cao Ren Withstands The South Land;
Zhuge Liang Angers Zhou Yu.

Chapter 52
Zhuge Liang Negotiates With Lu Su;
Zhao Zilong Captures Guiyang.

Chapter 53
Guan Yu Releases Huang Zhong;
Sun Quan Fights With Zhang Liao.

Chapter 54
The Dowager Marchioness Sees Her Son-In-Law;
The Imperial Uncle Takes A Worthy Consort.

Chapter 55
Liu Bei Rouses The Spirit Of Lady Sun;
Zhuge Liang A Second Time Angers Zhou Yu.

Chapter 56
Cao Cao Feasts In The Bronze Bird Tower;
Zhuge Liang Provokes Zhou Yu A Third Time.

Chapter 57
Sleeping Dragon Mourns In Chaisang;
Young Phoenix Intervenes At Leiyang.

Chapter 60
Zhang Song Turns The Table On Yang Xiu;
Pang Tong Proposes The Occupation Of Shu.

Chapter 61
In The River, Zhao Zilong Recovers Liu Shan;
With One Letter, Sun Quan Repulses Cao Cao.

Chapter 63
Zhuge Liang Mourns For Pang Tong;
Zhang Fei Releases Yan Yan.

Chapter 64
Zhuge Liang Plans For The Capture Of Zhang Ren;
Yang Fu Borrows Soldiers To Destroy Ma Chao.

Chapter 65
Ma Chao Battles At Jiameng Pass;
Liu Bei Takes Over Yizhou.

Chapter 70
Zhang Fei Takes Wakou Pass With Tactics;
Huang Zhong Captures Tiandang Mountain By Stratagem.

Chapter 71
At Opposite Hill, Huang Zhong Scores A Success;
On The River Han, Zhao Zilong Conquers A Host.

Chapter 72
Zhuge Liang's Wit Takes Hanzhong;
Cao Cao's Army Retires To The Ye Valley.

Chapter 73
Liu Bei Becomes The Prince Of Hanzhong;
Guan Yu Marches To Attack Xiangyang.

Chapter 77
Cao Cao Is Possessed At Luoyang;
Guan Yu Manifests At The Jade Spring Mount.

Chapter 80
Cao Pi Deposes The Emperor, Taking Away The Fortunes of Han;
Liu Bei Assumes The Throne, Continuing The Heritage.

Chapter 81
Eager For Vengeance, Zhang Fei Is Assassinated;
Athirst Of Retribution, The First Ruler Goes To War.

Chapter 84
Lu Xun Burns All Consecutive Camps;
Zhuge Liang Plans The Eight-Array Maze.

Chapter 85
The First Ruler Confides His Son To A Guardian;
The Prime Minister Calmly Settles Five Attacks.

Chapter 86
Using Words, Qin Mi Overcomes Zhang Wen;
Setting Fire, Xu Sheng Defeats Cao Pi.

Chapter 87
Conquering The South Mang, The Prime Minister Marches The Army;
Opposing Heaven Troops, The King Of The Mangs Is Captured.

Chapter 88
Crossing River Lu: The Mang King Is Bound The Second Time;
Recognizing A Pretend Surrender: Meng Huo Is Captured The Third Time.

Chapter 89
The Lord of Wuxiang Uses The Fourth Ruse;
The King of Mang Is Captured The Fifth Time.

Chapter 90
Chasing Off Wild Beasts, The Prime Minister Defeats The Mangs For The Sixth Time;
Burning Rattan Armors, Zhuge Liang Captures Meng Huo The Seventh Time.

Chapter 91
Sacrificing At River Lu, The Prime Minister Marches Homeward;
Attacking Wei, The Lord Of Wuxiang Presents A Memorial.

Chapter 92
Zhao Zilong Slays Five Generals;
Zhuge Liang Takes Three Cities.

Chapter 93
Jiang Wei Goes Over To Zhuge Liang;
Zhuge Liang Reviles Wang Lang.

Chapter 94
Zhuge Liang Defeats The Qiangs In A Snowstorm;
Sima Yi Captures Meng Da By A Rapid March.

Chapter 95
Ma Su's Disobedience Causes The Loss Of Jieting;
Zhuge Liang's Lute Repulses The Army Of Sima Yi.

Chapter 96
Shedding Tears, Zhuge Liang Puts Ma Su To Death;
Cutting Hair, Zhou Fang Beguiles Cao Xiu.

Chapter 97
Sending A Second Memorial, Zhuge Liang Renews The Attack On Wei;
Forging A Letter, Jiang Wei Defeats The Northern Army.

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