The end of Emperor Wu’s 5-decade-long rule over the Liang Empire is jam-packed with action. Following the split between Eastern and Western Wei in the North, it seems like there’s might be peace and quiet in the South for once. But this will prove short-lived, indeed. First, Vietnam will rise up in it first major rebellion in centuries against Chinese hegemony, and then a general from the far north will go rogue, defect from his warlord, and offer up his territories to Liang. It seems like an offer too good to be true… and as Emperor Wu will learn the hard way, what seems too good, usually is…
Major Historical Figures:
Emperor Wu of Liang (née Xiao Yan) [r. 502-549]
Acting Prime Minister Zhu Yi
Marquis Xiao Zi, Governor of Jiao Privince
Marquis Xiao Yuanming
Xiao Yong, Governor of Kuang Province
General Chen Baxian
Warlord Gao Huan
Prince Gao Cheng
General Murong Shaozong
General Hou Jing
Warlord Yuwen Tai
Vietnam (Jiao Province/Van Xuan Empire)
Ly Bon (Ly Nam De/ Emperor Ly of the South)
Trieu Tuc, Chieftain of Chu-dien City
Trieu Quang Phuc (Trieu Viet Vong/King Trieu of Viet)
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