Yuyang being now tranquil,

Yuyang being now tranquil, Liu Bei’s services were reported to the Throne, and he received full pardon for the insult to the imperial inspector. He was made Deputy Magistrate of Xiami, then Commanding Officer of Gaotang. Then Gongsun Zan praised Liu Bei’s former services, and he was promoted to Magistrate of Pingyuan. This place was

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Zhu Jun returned to Capital

Zhu Jun returned to Capital Luoyang, was promoted to the General of the Flying Cavalry*, and received the governorship of Henan. He did not forget those who had helped him to win victory. Thus he reported the merits of Liu Bei and Sun Jian to the Throne. Sun Jian, having influential friends and connections to

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the seer made no reply,

the seer made no reply, and again and again Cao Cao pressed the question. then Xu Shao replied, “In peace you are an able subject; in chaos you are a crafty hero!” Cao Cao GREatly rejoiced to hear this. Cao Cao graduated at twenty and earned a reputation of piety and integrity. He began his

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