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''Tales from the Middle Kingdom'' is a {{webcomic}} based on the historical novel ''RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms'' (三國演義), which describes the military and political turmoil in China at the end of the Han Dynasty (A.D. 169-290), when the country was divided into three states.

The comic is drawn in traditional Chinese brush painting style.
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!!Tropes:
* BladeOnAStick: Guan Yu's legendary weapon ''guandao'', is probably anachronistic the earliest record of this type of weapon did not appear until more than 700 years later in the Song Dynasty.
* BloodBrothers: Liu Bei, Guan Yu, and Zhang Fei swore alliance to each other in the peach garden.
%%* CombatByChampion
* EunuchsAreEvil: Emperor Ling's ten favorite eunuchs, known as the ten regular attendants, brought the old dynasty to its knees with their corrupt ways.
* TemptingFate: Here's this gem as He Jin is about to attack the eunuchs alone.
--> '''He Jin:''' Every soldier in the realm is under my autority.
---> ''Dong Zhuo'' has two hundred thousand men not a day's march outside this city, ready to strike at my command.
---> [[WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong What could the eunuchs possibly do to me?]]
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