''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. It updates once a week, and can be read [[ here]].
* 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, know 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?]]