March 6, 2017
Liu Bei gets sad, Cao Pi botches an invasion, and we read a poem by one of China's greatest poets.
February 20, 2017
The tide of battle -- and history -- turns in the span of one night.
February 13, 2017
In his most desperate hour, Sun Quan puts his faith in Lu Xun, but will his officers obey orders from a man they see as a pedant and a coward?
February 6, 2017
Liu Bei's team of old warhorses takes another hit, but two young stallions are waiting in the wings. This episode is brought to you by special guest Kaiser Kuo, host of the Sinica Podcast.
January 23, 2017
With Liu Bei bearing down on them, the Southlands try to tell him that they didn't really mean to kill Guan Yu; it was all a simple misunderstanding. We swear!
January 16, 2017
No, not him, too!! Another major character bites the dust.
January 9, 2017
You would think the end of a 400-year dynasty would have more action than this, but it's all just decrees, counter-decrees, speeches, humble brags, and an unusually strong gust of wind.
December 26, 2016
Cao Cao's third son finds out what passes for brotherly love in his family.
December 19, 2016
Cao Cao grapples with mortality and legacy.
December 14, 2016
We bid farewell to the Lord of the Beautiful Beard and talk about that time when Cao Cao stole the woman Guan Yu was going to steal from someone else.