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22nd Nov '15 2:26:53 PM extrakun
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*** or whenever Zhang Fei declared getting your head is as easy as reaching for something in his bags.
** Jia Xu is able to keep lesser enemies (i.e anyone who is not assisted by any of the Eight Geniuses) at bay simply by showing up and promising to defeat them within X days.
13th Apr '15 9:08:23 PM Chortles
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* During the Battle of Guandu Cao Cao gets his own moments to prove that he ''doesn't'' fall apart without the Three Geniuses actively aiding him, culminating in his [[spoiler:putting his formation up against Yuan Fang's formation that had decisively beaten Guo Jia's... and Cao Cao's wins]]. That's right, [[spoiler:the First Genius beats the second Genius, only to lose to Cao Cao]].
5th Apr '14 10:35:54 PM Chortles
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* One of the very first signs that this isn't a traditional Three Kingdoms adaptation is the volume-ending reveal that [[spoiler:the "dorky" Yuan Dang whose chances with Xiaomeng are immediately shot down by his fellow Handicapped Warriors... reveals himself to be Lu Bu.]]



** After losing sight of the fleeing Yuan Tan, [[spoiler:Huo]] is subsequently surprised to see Yuan Tan actually fleeing ''back in his direction'', before he catches sight of why: Yuan Tan had to turn around after originally fleeing from [[spoiler:Huo]] right into the path of [[spoiler:[[http://mangafox.me/manga/the_ravages_of_time/v34/c270/140.html Zhang Liao]] trying to exhume his slain comrades]]. As Yuan Fang subsequently puts it: "Ten thousand elites defeated by two civilians."

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** After losing sight of the fleeing Yuan Tan, [[spoiler:Huo]] is subsequently surprised to see Yuan Tan actually fleeing ''back in his direction'', before he catches sight of why: Yuan Tan had to turn around after originally fleeing from [[spoiler:Huo]] right into the path of [[spoiler:[[http://mangafox.me/manga/the_ravages_of_time/v34/c270/140.html Zhang Liao]] trying to exhume his slain comrades]]. As Yuan Fang subsequently puts it: "Ten "''Ten thousand elites defeated by two civilians.civilians''."
16th Oct '13 1:12:55 AM extrakun
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** ...or whenever Zhang Fei announces he's going to do some painting. With a spear.
22nd May '13 9:06:36 PM Chortles
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* [[spoiler: Even the assassination of Dong Zhuo, which was quite the curb-stomp battle in the original, gets turned into an epic battle, with several crowning moments for both participating parties.]]
** [[spoiler: Li Ru turning the tables on Lu Bu and Liaoyuan Huo by revealing that he has placed his troops in the palace.]]

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* [[spoiler: Even the assassination of Dong Zhuo, which was quite the curb-stomp battle not-even-battle in the original, original but rather an assassination, gets turned into an epic battle, with several crowning moments for both participating parties.]]
** [[spoiler: Li Ru turning the tables on Lu Bu and Liaoyuan Huo by revealing that he has placed his troops in the palace.palace -- while Dong Zhuo reveals that he had already known that Lu Bu would revolt and that he had just been trying to milk Lu Bu's military prowess for all it was worth first.]]



** [[spoiler: Zhang Liao killing over a hundred soldiers.]]

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** [[spoiler: Zhang Liao killing over a hundred soldiers.soldiers simply with a one-handed sword.]]
** [[spoiler: Lu Bu's trump card is revealed when the captains of the third camp attack Li Ru's forces, since they're so taken in by Lu Bu that when they see Li Ru's forces attacking Lu Bu, the captains believe that it's ''Li Ru's'' coup attempt against Dong Zhuo.
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* Sima Yi appears at the moment of Lu Bu's triumphant gloating and swindles him out of his complete victory with nothing but a bluff about Dong Zhuo's edict.

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* Sima Yi appears at the moment of Lu Bu's triumphant gloating and swindles him out of his complete victory with nothing but a bluff about Dong Zhuo's edict.edict -- which causes [[spoiler:Dong Zhuo and Li Ru to share a dying moment of laughter at Lu Bu's expense that "this kid is more ruthless than you!"]].



** Finally, the Third Genius closes the curtains on his debut arc with a BANG [[spoiler:by driving away Ma Teng and Ma Chao with his revelation of Lu Bu's entire plan to backstab Ma Teng]]. And he [[spoiler:made Lu Bu fall for the same sacrifical strategy again]]. Kudos to Dong Yue [[spoiler:for following Niu Fu's example]].

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** Finally, the Third Genius closes the curtains on his debut arc with a BANG [[spoiler:by driving away Ma Teng and Ma Chao with his revelation of Lu Bu's entire plan to backstab Ma Teng]]. And he [[spoiler:made Lu Bu fall for the same sacrifical strategy again]].''again'']]. Kudos to Dong Yue [[spoiler:for following Niu Fu's example]].
12th May '13 5:34:08 AM harouki
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** After losing sight of the fleeing Yuan Tan, [[spoiler:Huo]] is subsequently surprised to see Yuan Tan actually fleeing ''back in his direction'', before he catches sight of why: Yuan Tan had to turn around after originally fleeing from [[spoiler:Huo]] right into the path of [[spoiler:Zhang Liao trying to exhume his slain comrades]]. As Yuan Fang subsequently puts it: "Ten thousand elites defeated by two civilians."

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** After losing sight of the fleeing Yuan Tan, [[spoiler:Huo]] is subsequently surprised to see Yuan Tan actually fleeing ''back in his direction'', before he catches sight of why: Yuan Tan had to turn around after originally fleeing from [[spoiler:Huo]] right into the path of [[spoiler:Zhang Liao [[spoiler:[[http://mangafox.me/manga/the_ravages_of_time/v34/c270/140.html Zhang Liao]] trying to exhume his slain comrades]]. As Yuan Fang subsequently puts it: "Ten thousand elites defeated by two civilians."
12th May '13 5:29:27 AM harouki
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* This one's probably only possible because Yuan Tan had in fact never actually met Lu Bu -- but when [[spoiler:Liaoyuan Huo]] single-handedly holds off and defeats Yuan Tan's army commanders with a hoe, then goes on to break through his army, mount a horse and wield a spear... Yuan Tan panicks and mistakenly believes that [[spoiler:Liaoyuan Huo]] ''is'' Lu Bu, and that Cao Cao and Lu Bu [[spoiler:faked the latter's death]] to lure the Yuan army into a trap!

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* This one's probably only possible because Yuan Tan had in fact never actually met Lu Bu -- but when [[spoiler:Liaoyuan Huo]] single-handedly holds off and defeats Yuan Tan's army commanders with a hoe, [[http://mangafox.me/manga/the_ravages_of_time/v34/c270/71.html hoe,]] then goes on to break through his army, mount a horse and wield a spear... Yuan Tan panicks and mistakenly believes that [[spoiler:Liaoyuan Huo]] ''is'' Lu Bu, and that Cao Cao and Lu Bu [[spoiler:faked the latter's death]] to lure the Yuan army into a trap!
5th Apr '13 1:46:34 AM Chortles
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* This one's probably only possible because Yuan Tan had in fact never actually met Lu Bu -- but when [[spoiler:Liaoyuan Huo]] single-handedly holds off and defeats Yuan Tan's army commanders with a hoe, then goes on to break through his army, mount a horse and wield a spear... Yuan Tan panicks and mistakenly believes that [[spoiler:Liaoyuan Huo]] ''is'' Lu Bu, and that Cao Cao and Lu Bu [[spoiler:faked the latter's death]] to lure the Yuan army into a trap!
** After losing sight of the fleeing Yuan Tan, [[spoiler:Huo]] is subsequently surprised to see Yuan Tan actually fleeing ''back in his direction'', before he catches sight of why: Yuan Tan had to turn around after originally fleeing from [[spoiler:Huo]] right into the path of [[spoiler:Zhang Liao trying to exhume his slain comrades]]. As Yuan Fang subsequently puts it: "Ten thousand elites defeated by two civilians."
22nd Mar '13 10:11:02 PM Chortles
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* Guan Yu intercepting Sun Ce's invasion of the northern heartland, followed up by him mounting Red Hare for the first time and Cao Cao's troops beating back the enemy.

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* Guan Yu intercepting Sun Ce's invasion of the northern heartland, followed up by him mounting Red Hare for the first time and Cao Cao's troops beating back the enemy.enemy, complete with Cao Cao throwing a zinger at Sun Ce about [[spoiler:him not being blessed by Heaven after all for being disloyal unlike his father Sun Jian]].
4th Mar '13 1:10:24 AM Chortles
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* Chen Gong [[spoiler: defying the Cao Cao's members of Eight Geniuses when they try to lure him into changing sides.]]
** He then [[spoiler:publicly and verbally corners Cao Cao into promising to take care of Chen Gong's mother and daughter after his death -- by publicly staking Cao Cao's good reputation on that patronage -- and the post-chapter narration declares that Cao Cao kept that promise]]. Cue [[spoiler:Cao Cao's ManlyTears]].

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* Chen Gong [[spoiler: defying the Cao Cao's present members of the Eight Geniuses (Guo Jia and Jia Xu; Xun Yu is not present) when they try to lure him into changing sides.]]
** He then [[spoiler:publicly and verbally corners Cao Cao into promising to take care of Chen Gong's mother and daughter after his death -- by publicly staking Cao Cao's good reputation on that patronage -- when Cao Cao beseeches to Chen Gong to surrender by asking him what would become of his family, Chen Gong essentially answers "I entrust them to you because you're so benevolent... aren't you?" -- and the post-chapter narration declares that Cao Cao kept that promise]]. Cue [[spoiler:Cao Cao's ManlyTears]].
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