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The Story Timeline consists of the lists of events in the Kingdom in chronological order.

Before the start of the series[]

771 B.C.[]

647 B.C.[]

  • The neighboring kingdom of Jin starts to suffer from famine. Although Jin and Qin are enemies, Duke Boku takes pity on the peasants of Jin and lent vast amounts of food to Jin.[2]

646 B.C.[]

  • Qin start to suffer from a famine. Duke Boku asks the kingdom of Jin for aid. However, Jin raises a massive army and invades Qin.[3]
  • An enraged Duke Boku personally leds soldiers on the front lines to do battle with the Jin Army. In the initial stages of the war, the eagerness of the Qin soldiers allowed the army to be successful and win their battles against Jin, who held the advantage in numbers. But the Qin soldiers, suffering from hunger, thirst, and eventually exhaustion turned in favor of Jin. Eventually, Duke Boku was surrounded. Suddenly, from the eastern side of the forest, a group of 300 mountain people appeared. The 300 mountain people beat back thousands of Jin soldiers, and after they saved Duke Boku, they attacked Jin's main camp and captured Jin's king alive.[4]

451 B.C.[]

  • The establishment of the ''Three Jins''. This is event essentially marks the start of the Era of the Warring States. The Jin state broke into three smaller states - Zhao, Wei and Han after internal strife. They were then collectively known as the “Three Jins” during the Era of the Warring States.[5]

403 B.C.[]

  • Zhao, Wei, and Han were recognized by the King of Zhou as one of his many dukes.[6]

359 B.C.[]

  • The Shou Ou (Shang Yang) reformation begins in Qin. This essentially gave Qin the foundation of a strong state by introducing a series of strict laws and reforms to that backward Qin.[7]
  • Chancellor Shou Ou creates the "Juugo" system as a mean of organizing troops.[8]

350 B.C.[]

  • Moving of the Qin capital from the more western You to Kanyou. Kanyou is seen as the ideal capital for the kingdom as it was more accessible to the central plains of China while protected by natural barriers such as the Yellow River and the mountains around it.[9]

338 B.C.[]

  • The state of Juuteki is conquered by Qin and turned into one of it's provinces.[10]

326 B.C.[]

  • King Bu Rei of Zhao assembled the very first cavalry army.[11]

306 B.C.[]

  • King Sho of Qin (Sei’s Great Grandfather) ascends to the throne.[12]

284 B.C.[]

  • The coalition war led by Gaku Ki of Yan against Qi, resulting in the near total destruction of the state of Qi.[13]
  • King Ou Ken is born in the besieged city of Kyo.[14]

280 B.C.[]

  • Tian Dan (Den Dan) of Qi recaptures 70 castles from Yan to revive the Qi state. This was the origin of the famous “flaming oxen” strategy invented by Tian Dan, saving Qi from the total destruction of the coalition army then.[15]
  • King Zhao of Yan passes away.
  • Gaku Ki flees to the state of Zhao.

275 B.C.[]

  • The small state of Jia, located to the east of Wei, is destroyed by the state of Zhao. Go Kei, the royal prince, manages to survive and immigrated to Wei.[16]

262 B.C.[]

  • The states of Qin and Zhao clash against each other over the region of Joutou, which formerly belonged to the state of Han. The conflict is fought at the location known as Chouhei. Great General Haku Ki is appointed as the Qin Commander-in-Chief. While the Zhao forces are led by Great General Ren Pa.[17]

260 B.C.[]

  • After two years of warfare at Chouhei, a conclusion had yet to be reached.[18]
  • The impatient Zhao king foolishly decided to have Ren Pa replaced with Great General Chou Katsu.[19]

June[]

  • Chou Katsu is instantly slain by Great General Ou Ki.[20]
  • Having lost their commander, roughly 400,000 Zhao soldiers surrendered to the Qin Army.[21]
  • Citing a lack of food to spare and the danger of rebellion as his reasons, Great General Haku Ki orders all 400,000 Zhao prisoners to be executed by burying them alive, which left an intense rage and hatred towards the Qin in the Zhao citizens hearts.[22]
  • Future Zhao General Man Goku is one of the few soldiers who were able to escape after being buried.[23]

259 B.C.[]

  • A few months after Chouhei, Ei Sei, the future king of Qin, is born in the royal capital of Zhao, Kantan.[24]

258 B.C.[]

  • Qin prince Shi So who was imprisoned in Zhao is smuggled back to Qin by Ryo Fui.[25]
  • The ritual of the Clan Shiyuu takes place. Kyou Mei (15 years old) runs away after meeting other tribe representatives.[26]

256 B.C.[]

  • General Kyou attacks Han, conquering the castles of You and Fushou and slaying 40,000 enemies. General Kyou then invades the state of Zhao and conquers over 20 provinces. The number of enemies slain or captured a total of 90,000.[27]

255 B.C.[]

254 B.C.[]

  • General Kyou takes castle Go of Wei. The state of Han and Wei surrender in fear.[29]

253 B.C.[]

252 B.C.[]

  • Tou Kan of Anka wages war against Ki Shou of Rigan in the Battle of Tanko.
  • Tou Kin captures Rigan and holds the citizen's hostage demanding Ki Shou and the other adults must die and he will let the women, children, and elderly life.[39]
  • Ki Shou accepts the deals and Zen Man and Ri Boku are sent to oversee the exchange.[40]
  • Ki Shou and Gaku'in along with the other make adults of Rigan are burnt to death.[41] Ki Sui at the age of 20 becomes the new lord of Rigan.

251 B.C.[]

  • Death of King Sho of Qin.[42][43]
  • King Anko Kukun ascends the throne and Sou Jou (Sei’s father) is made the crown prince after Ryo Fui manipulates things behind the scenes and later even gave the crown prince his lover, Bi Ki (Sei’s mother).[44]
  • King An Koku Kun dies three days after ascending the throne and Sou Jou is made the new king.[45]
  • Ryo Fui is appointed as the Chancellor of Qin.
  • A young Ei Sei (9 years old) is smuggled out of Kantan and is saved from madness by the black market merchant, Shi Ka who later gives her own life to save his from Zhao soldiers. The young king sets foot in his homeland of Qin for the first time.


250 B.C.[]

249 B.C.[]

  • Shou Hei Kun is recruited by Ryo Fui to his faction as the first of its four pillars.[47]
  • Hyou (11 years old) and Shin (10 years old) hear the news of great general Mou Gou conquering two castles which begins their dream of becoming great generals.[48]

247 B.C.[]

  • The state of Kei falls to Chu. Half of it's citizens are enslaved as a result.[49]
  • Half a year later states of Beki and Reki are conquered by Chu due to capitulation of their rulers.[50]
    • Their head Great Generals, Man'U and Sen To'Un continue to fight against Chu despite this and take many lives of their soldiers. However they gave up after learning that the former citizens of their respective kingdoms were recruited as soldiers that they killed in combat. Shun Shin Kun would later offer them positions as city lords of Juuko together with Gen'U and Ju Ko'Ou.

246 B.C.[]

  • Ei Sei is crowned King of Qin, at the age of 13.[51]
  • Rigan under the rule of Ki Sui regains its strength.[52]
  • Another ritual of the Clan Shiyuu takes place - 38 candidates fight to the death for the title of tribe leader. 15 year old Kyou Shou of the Kyou Tribe is slain due to underhanded tactics and Yuu Ren becomes the Shiyuu. [53]
    • Due to being put to sleep by her sister, 13 year old Kyou Kai of the Kyou Tribe does not participate in the ritual and after learning about her older sister's unfair death she immediately slays multiple clan elders as they tell her to kill herself and swears revenge against the current Shiyuu, Yuu Ren as she leaves her village.
  • King Tou Jou of Zhao ascends to the throne and decrees Great General Ren Pa, who was in the midst of a campaign, be stripped of his rank and title. Ren Pa rejects the decree, so King Tou Jou rallies 50,000 men under the command of Great General Gaku Jou to slay Ren Pa, who has 8,000 soldiers. Gaku Jou loses to Ren Pa in the region of Hanyou.[54]
  • Ren Pa leads his surviving officers and soldiers to seek asylum in the state of Wei.


The Start of the series[]

245 B.C.[]

  • Ryo Fui leads an army of 200,000 to siege the city Shaoliang located in Northern Wei.[55]
  • Sei Kyou's Rebellion takes place, where Ei Sei's younger brother, Sei Kyou, and Chancellor of the Left, Ketsu Shi, try to overthrow Ei Sei.
    • Ei Sei reestablishes an alliance with the Mountain King Yo Tan Wa
    • Chancellor Ketsu Shi is slain by Bajio and Shunmen.
    • Ei Sei reclaims the thrown and Sei Kyou is imprisoned.

Summer[]

  • The Keiyou Campaign begins. A 150,000 strong army under the command of Duke Hyou sets off to conquer the Wei City of Keiyou.[56]
    • Great General Go Kei makes counteroffensive taking the Gan castle and slaying general Koku Gou.[57] He then takes the Keiyou army and proceeds to Asui in order to challenge Qin into plains battle.[58]
    • Shin slays Kou Ri Gen of the Ten Bows of China.
    • Baku Koshin gives Shin the Wei General Kyuu Gen's head, allow Shin to be promoted to 100-man Commander.
    • The Commander-in-Chief of the Wei Army, Great General Go Kei is slain by Duke Hyou.
    • Duke Hyou decides to cancel the campaign, taking with him 30,000 Wei heads.

A Few Months Later[]

  • Ryo Fui sends assassins to slay Ei Sei. However, assassination attempt fails.
  • At the meeting regarding these events Ryo Fui confesses, but Sei has to brush it off as a joke.
  • A few days later Ka Ryo Ten enrolls in the strategist academy after being accepted by Shou Hei Kun on Kyou Kai's recommendation.
  • Shin seeks out Great General Ou Ki for training.
  • General Ou Ki sends Shin to the Stateless Area to command the Nanba Tribe, which numbers around a hundred people and is given the task of subjugating the area to learn the difficulty of leadership and the strength of unity.

244 B.C.[]

February[]

  • Under the orders of Chancellor Ryo Fui, a grand army numbering over 200,000 soldiers set out to invade the neighboring state of Han, under the command of Great General Mou Gou to conquer the territory of Anhou.[59]
    • In a single month, they managed to conquer 11 cities.[60]
    • After conquering their original objective of Anhou, they decided to push even further into Han territory.
    • During this campaign, Mou Ten scores a number of great achievements.[61]

March[]

  • Battle of Ganmon takes place and the Ri Boku Army slays over 100,000 Xiongnu.
  • The Zhao Army, under the command of Great General Hou Ken, invades Qin.
    • Vice General Kou Son Ryuu leads the siege on Baou and conquers it within days.
    • Detachment Zhao units under the command of Vice General Man Goku are sent to the surrounding area, massacring every single village in the vicinity.
    • The city of Baou falls, and all its citizens are massacred.
  • An emergency conscription is sent out to recruit every available able man. The emergency conscripted soldiers marched northeast without organizing themselves. They numbered 100,000 strong.
  • Great General Ou Ki is appointed the Commander-in-Chief of the emergency forces of Qin. Battle of Bayou takes place.
    • Shin's unit is appointed as a special unit. The special unit is given the name the Hi Shin Unit after personally named by Great General Ou Ki.
    • Shin slays the Zhao General Fuu Ki.
    • Zhao General Shou Mou is slain by Ou Ki.
    • Zhao Strategist and de facto Commander in Chief, Chou Sou, is slain by Tou.
    • Shin slays Gi Ka, Zhao's member of the Ten Bows of China.
    • Ou Ki is mortally wounded by Hou Ken.
    • Shin receives Ou Ki's Glaive.
    • Ou Ki falls in battle.
    • News of Ou Ki's death spread quickly throughout the states of China.

Half a Month Later[]

  • The remaining Ou Ki Army and it's soldiers, that remained out caution against any further attacks, return home. Officially ending the Qin/Zhao War.
    • Shin and the Hi Shin Unit's soldiers return to their respective homes.

243 B.C.[]

  • Shin is promoted to the rank of 300-Man Commander due his accomplishments during the Battle of Bayou.
  • The newly promoted Hi Shin Unit repel an attack by Wei forces.
  • Ri Boku becomes the Prime Minister of Zhao.[62]
  • Rigan under the rule of Ki Sui pacifies the region, including Anka.[63]
  • Ri Boku leads an army against the state of Yan, taking the nigh impregnable cities of Busui and Castle Hau. The battle was completely one-sided and the Yan were said to be absolutely helpless.[64]
  • The Qin/Zhao alliance is established.
  • A series of small skirmishes happens on Qin/Wei border. During one of these clashes Shin meets Ou Hon for the first time. Hi Shin Unit, Gyoku Hou Unit and the Gaku Ka Unit begin their rivalry for merit and achievements.
  • The Royal Harem joins the Ryo Fui Faction.

242 B.C.[]

  • The Sanyou Campaign begins. Mou Gou is appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Qin forces.
    • With Rin Ko's assassination of 8 of Qin's promising 1000-man commanders, Mou Ten, Ou Hon, and Shin are appointed temporary 1000-man commanders.
    • Gen Bou of Ren Pa's Four Heavenly Kings is slain by Vice General Kan Ki.
    • Shin slays Rin Ko of Ren Pa's Four Heavenly Kings.
    • Haku Ki Sai the Wei Commander-in-Chief is slain by Kan Ki.
    • Ren Pa surrenders.
  • Kyou Kai temporarily leaves the Hi Shin Unit.
  • Ren Pa is exiled from the state of Wei and seeks asylum in the state of Chu.
  • Kan Ki has his nobility raised by two counts. And is given the lands of Seihi, Seirin, and Daika. Along with 2,000 units of gold and 10 units of treasure.
  • Mou Gou is raised one rank in the nobility. And is also granted the lands of Kahaku and Zen. Along with 2,000 units of gold and 10 units of treasure.
  • Shin has raised three ranks in the nobility and awarded 500 units of gold and 5 units of treasure. And officially promoted to the rank of 1000-Man Commander.

Three Months Later[]

  • Ka Ryo Ten is brought in to become the Hi Shin Unit's Strategist.
  • The Hi Shin Unit subjugates the Risei Region.
  • The Sanyou region is renamed Tougun and 10,000 Qin citizens immigrate there.
  • Hi Shin Unit is posted in Kei City.[65]
  • Shin meets Hi Sui - the daughter of a former city lord and befriends her.
  • Hi Sui is offered as "gift" to Wei general Ga Gyuu in order to avoid invasion.
  • Ga Gyuu breaks his promise and attacks Qin forces anyway. Battle of Ron Fields takes place.
    • Hyou Rai is killed during the battle by an arrow.
    • Shin suspects the scheme and pincers Ga Gyuu's exposed HQ and kills him in a single strike. After that the Wei Army retreats.
  • Zhao and Yan have a gigantic battle in which both sides muster 100,000 soldiers each.
  • Ryo Fui obtains the position of Chancellor of State.[66]
  • Sei Kyou, the Royal Prince and his retainers are freed from imprisonment and assist his brother, Ei Sei in defeating the Ryo Fui Faction.
  • Shou Hei Kun is appointed Chancellor of the Right.[67]
  • Shou Bun Kun is appointed Chancellor of the Left.[68]
  • The small state of Jo is attacked by a Han 2000-man commander Ba Kan.
  • The Hi Shin Unit gives assistance and save the remaining survivors of the Jo sate from the attacking Han.
  • Ba Kan is slain by Shin.
  • Shin reunites with Ri Boku after chancing upon a secret meeting between Zhao and Chu.
  • Shin and Ri Boku have a brief duel. It ends in the Zhao Great General overpowering the young 1000-man Commander and with him confirming Ri Boku's powerful combat ability.
  • Ri Boku recruits the state of the Chu for the Coalition Army.
  • Ri Boku recruits the state of Wei for the coalition army.
  • Ou Hon is promoted to a 2000-man commander.
  • Kou becomes pregnant with Sei's child.[69]

241 B.C.[]

  • The Coalition Army invade the state of Qin.
  • The Battle of Kankoku Pass begins.
  • The Ri Boku Army attacks the southern pass with an army of 40,000 conquering city after city.
  • Duke Hyou attacks the Ri Boku Army with 5,000 soldiers and the Battle of the Southern Path takes place.
    • Duke Hyou is slain by Hou Ken but manages to break his right arm before dying.
    • The remnants of the Duke Hyou Army and Hi Shin Unit retreat to Sai.
  • Ei Sei goes to the city of Sai to take command of the army garrisoned there.
  • The Battle of Sai begins.
    • Yo Tan Wa comes to Sai's aid.
    • Shin holds off Hou Ken in a duel.
    • Zhao Deputy General Shin Sei Jou is slain by Bajio.
    • Zhao Deputy General Son Sei is slain by Yo Tan Wa Army.
  • The Coalition Army retreats.
  • The Coalition Army attacks Qi, to take the lands and wealth they originally expected to receive from Qin.
    • Mou Bu leads the Qin army to attack the Coalition Armies rear.
    • The Coalition Army disbands only capturing Qi cities as far as Jouan.[70]
  • Shun Shin Kun the commander-in-chief of the coalition army is banished from the capital of Chu.
  • The capital of Chu is moved from Chin to Ei.
  • Ri Boku is banished from the Zhao capital Kantan.

One Month Later[]

  • Award Ceremony takes place in Kanyou.
    • Mou Bu has raised two ranks in nobility. Granted the lands of Ryuujin and Shunjin, along with 3,000 units of gold and 10 units of treasure.
    • The six commanding generals have promoted two ranks in nobility and given 3,000 gold, 10 treasures and various lands as part of their special grand award.
    • The citizens of Sai are raised by two counts in nobility, and each person is to receive their own share of a generous monetary reward.
    • Yo Tan Wa has bestowed the rank of Dai Jouzou (The fifth highest rank in the twenty-rank system), along with thirty units of treasures.
    • Shin's nobility is risen one rank and his territory of residence, Fuuri is enlarged, as well as receives 500 units of gold and five units of treasures. He is then promoted to the rank of 3000-Man Commander.
  • Ou Hon is promoted to the rank of 3000-Man Commander.
  • Mou Ten is promoted to the rank of 2000-Man Commander.

Half a Month Later[]

  • The newly reborn Hi Shin Unit sets off for the front line region of Kaisou. They are to rebuild and secure Hei Village.
  • The Gaku Ka Unit sets off for the front line region of Kakuen.
  • The Gyoku Hou Unit sets off for the front line in the region of Rindai.
  • Kyou Kai slays Yuu Ren.
  • 392 days after leaving the Hi Shin Unit, Kyou Kai finally begins her journey back.

Winter[]

  • The Hi Shin Unit is posted on the front lines and Kyou Kai returns to Hi Shin Unit. She scores so many great achievements on the battlefield that they casted a shadow over Shin's and others.[71]

240 B.C.[]

  • A comet is sighted.
  • The Hi Shin Unit is relieved of the duty to return to the inner regions.
  • Great General Mou Gou passes away.[72]
  • Princess Rei is born.[73]
  • After two months of recuperation, the Hi Shin Unit once again sets off for the front lines.
  • General Ou Sen conquers the Wei city of Keito, taking the city commanders as retainers.[74]
  • General Kan Ki conquers the Wei city of Kyuu burning its commanders at the stake.[75]
  • Ryo Fui hosts an extravagant party at his villa, to recruit members for his camp leaving the Ei Sei Faction in the dust.

239 B.C.[]

  • Kan Jou and his unit are assigned to the Gyoku Hou Unit.

Spring[]

  • A Zhao Army of 20,000 under the command of General Mai Kou sets off for the Qin region of Tonryuu.
  • Sei Kyou leads an army of 35,000 to repel the Zhao.
  • Sei Kyou repels the Zhao after half a day of battle.
  • Sei Kyou is taken hostage by Ho Kaku, who starts a rebellion in Sei Kyou's name.
  • Shin is promoted to a 4000-Man Commander. Making the Hi Shin Unit 5000 man unit.
  • The 30,000 strong Subjugation Army under the command of General Heki sets out.
  • The Subjugation Army now numbering 40,000, faces the 70,000 strong rebel army and 20,000 Zhao army on Mei Plains. And are saved by the 5,000 strong Hi Shin Unit.
  • The siege of Tonryuu city begins.
    • Ho Kaku is slain by Sei Kyou.
    • Prince Sei Kyou passes away at Tonryuu.
  • All implicated military officers are executed and the populace is made to immigrate to Rinchou county.
  • The Sei Kyou Faction under the command of Rui joins the Ei Sei Faction.
  • The Chiyoyou Campaign begins.
    • General Tou is appointed as the Commander-in-Chief to invade and capture the Choyou region.
    • Great General Go Hou Mei of Wei is assigned to defend the region.
    • The Hi Shin Unit and Gyoku Hou Units are personally requested by Tou to join the battle.
    • The suriving members of the Wei Seven Fire Dragons (Earl Shi, Gai Mou, and Rei Ou) are freed from prison to protect the region.
    • Ou Hon hatches a grand plan to take the region.
    • Ka Ryo Ten is taken hostage by Jun Sou.
    • Jun Sou is taken hostage by Kyou Kai.
    • A hostage exchange between the Hi Shin Unit and Gai Mou Army takes place.
    • Ou Hon slays Earl Shi.
    • Shin slays Rei Ou and Go Hou Mei learns his name.
  • Construction begins on turning Choyou into a giant fortress.

Two Months Later[]

  • Rou Ai is appointed the governor of Taigen with the Queen Mother's backing his appointment.
  • The Lushi Chunqiu, or ''Master Lu’s Spring and Autumn Annals'', is completed.
  • The region of Taigen is declared the State of Ai, by Bi Ki, theQueen Mother and Rou Ai.
  • A Chu Army invades Qin.
  • An Award Ceremony takes place in Choyou.[76]
  • Hi Shin Unit is posted with Ryuu Koku Army to defend Choyou.

238 B.C.[]

  • Ei Sei has his Coming of Age Ceremony and is proclaimed as the 31st king of Qin.
  • State of Ai started a rebellion with an army of 30,000, with General Han O Ki in command.
    • Wanting to take advantage of the rebellion Ka Rin invades the Qin territory but is confronted by combined Mou Bu Army. The Battle of Gento takes place.
    • The Ai army became the first hostile force to go through the Kankoku Pass.
    • The Hi Shin Unit, along with an army of 10,000, was to ambush the rebel army.
    • Wei River Crossing Battle.
    • The Siege of Kanyou.
  • Hi Shin, Gyoku Hou and Gaku Ka Units are sent to the Qin-Zhao border region of Soushuu. Responding to this Zhao also dispatched their own forces to the area led by general Gou Ki, resulting in a stalemate.
  • Yo Tan Wa Army conquers Enshi, one of the key strongholds of Wei.
  • King Kou Retsu of Chu dies.
  • Shun Shin Kun is assassinated, by men sent by Ri En.
  • Ri En and Ka Rin become prime ministers of Chu.

237 B.C.[]

  • The Battle of Koku You Hill takes place.
    • General Kei Sha, right-hand of Ri Boku, is slain by Shin in a duel.
    • General Ryuu Tou is slain by Kyou Kai.
    • Over a dozen civilians of Kokuyou region are slaughtered by the Kan Ki Army.
    • General Kan Ki succeeds in taking Kokuyou from the state of Zhao.
  • King Ei Sei discuss the matter of unification with the Qi king Ou Ken and later prime minister Ri Boku while declaring war against Zhao.
  • Sai Taku passes away.
  • Hi Shin Unit recruits 1000 new members and rookies.
  • Ri Shi is released from prison and joins the king's faction.
  • Ri Boku orders the construction of several forts and castles over a wide stretch of western Zhao.
  • Bi Ki, the Queen Mother returns to Kanyou.

236 B.C.[]

  • The Gyou Campaign begins. Ou Sen is appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Qin forces leading an army of 200,000 soldiers, comprising of the Kan Ki Army and Yo Tan Wa Army, to invade and conquer the city of Gyou.
    • Shin finally decides to take up Ou Ki's Glaive.
    • Zhao Great General and Commander-in-Chief, Ri Boku slays Qin General Ma Kou in unexpected surprise attack.
    • Due to Ri Boku killing Ma Kou, Mou Ten is temporarily promoted to the rank of General by Ou Sen to serve as Commander of the crumbling Ma Kou Army, for the duration of the campaign.
    • In Shukai plains, Qin right-wing Commander, General A Kou is fatally injured by Zhao General Ba Nan Ji and enters a comatose state.
    • Shin slays Zhao General Gaku Ei.
    • Mera Tribe Chieftain and Yo Tan Wa Army Commander, Katari is slain by Ryouyou Commander Bunen.
    • Ryouyou Commander Tork is slain by the Feego Tribe King and Yo Tan Wa Army Commander, Danto.
    • Ryouyou Commander Goba is slain by Yo Tan Wa.
    • Ryouyou Commander Bunen is slain by New Mera Tribe Chieftain Kitari.
    • Quarong King, Rozo is slain by Qin General Heki. Due to their King's demise, the remnants of the Ryouyou Army defects to the Yo Tan Wa Army.
    • In Shukai Plains, Ou Hon is defeated by Zhao General Gyou’un but manages to inflict an injury of his own on the latter's arm thus incapacitating him also. Due to Ou Hon's sudden predicament, Shin is appointed to serve as Commander of the entire right-wing by the remaining Officers.
    • Shin slays Zhao General Chou Ga Ryuu.
    • Ou Hon and Zhao General Gyou'un return to the front lines on the final day of battle in Shukai Plains.
    • Zhao General Gyou'un is slain by Ou Hon.
    • Zhao General Kin Mou is slain by Sou Tan of the Hi Shin Unit.
    • Shin slays Zhao Great General and Bushin, Hou Ken.
    • Zhao Great General Ri Boku retreats with his army from the Shukai Plains in order to liberate the city of Gyou from the Kan Ki army's siege, with Qin General Ou Sen and a portion of his troops in pursuit.
    • On the eighteenth day of battle, the city of Gyou falls to the Qin Army.
    • Zhao King Tou Jou's uncle and City Lord of Gyou, Earl Chou Ki commits suicide.
    • Zhao Great General Ri Boku is arrested by King Tou Jou for his defeat at Shukai Plains.
    • Qin Great General Tou sieges and recaptures Retsubi after Zhao Great General, Ko Chou and General Shun Sui Ju abandoned to address Ri Boku's arrest as they retreat to the capital city of Kantan.
    • Qin General A Kou recovers and leads 20,000 soldiers towards Retsubi.
    • Zhao General Ko Chou orders all troops to retreat from Retsubi to the capital city, Kantan.
  • The Gyou Campaign ends in Qin's victory. With the capture of over 12 cities that include Gyou, Retsubi, and Ryouyou, three major cities of western Zhao.

One Month Later[]

  • All the Qin soldiers that returned to Kanyou receive payment equal to their contributions and achievements during the campaign.
  • Shin's mansion is completed.
  • The members of the Hi Shin Unit celebrate their captain's future promotion.
  • Due to his great military complications and accomplishments, Shin is bestowed with the family name 'Ri' by Ei Sei after learning that it was Hyou's last name and subsequently renamed 'Ri Shin' before his promotion to the rank of General.

Five Months Later[]

  • Many Qin citizens are moved to the newly conquered Gyou Region. Ri Shi was dispatched to oversee the operation.
  • Wei Great General Go Hou Mei recaptures some of their lost territory, but was unable to take back Tougen due to the swift return of Qin Great General Tou to the frontlines.
  • Ka Ryo Ten meets up with Mou Ki, her old friend and schoolmate, and they discuss Zhao's political situation after the war.
  • The Award Ceremony for the Gyou Campaign takes place in Kanyou.
  • Ou Hon marries his fiancé, Sai Ka.

One Month Later[]

235 B.C.[]

  • A large number of Ei Sei's political enemies gather under Ryo Fui in Kanan.
  • Ei Sei visits Ryo Fui in Kanan to have a conversation with him.
  • Han Army tries to invade Juuko City, but is defeated.

One Month Later[]

  • Kanyou sends Ryo Fui a decree that stripped him of his territory in Kanan, as well as all his wealth.
  • Ryo Fui fakes his suicide and secretly escapes Kanan.
  • Wei receives proposal of alliance from Qin in exchange for help of conquering Juuko.
  • Go Hou Mei is called to Wei capitol from the frontlines to advice on their decision and he agrees to the alliance.
  • Battle at Gecchi Plains takes place - General Mou Bu commands Qin's offensive and is aided by Wei army led by General Go Hou Mei.
    • The alliance wins the battle and conquers the city.
    • Ju Ko'Ou is captured by Qin.[81]
  • After securing Juuko, Wei begins invading Han and conquers some of their territory in order to expand to the west.[82]
  • Qin moves some of their forces positioned on Wei borders to Gyou Region to fight against Zhao. As a response, Zhao send a large army from the north to fight Qin.[83]
  • Kyou Rei joins Hi Shin Army.[84]

234 B.C.[]

January[]

  • With the start of a new year, Qin King Ei Sei reinstates the Six Great Generals' system.[85]
    • Mou Bu is appointed 'First Great'.
    • Tou is appointed 'Second Great'.
    • Ou Sen is appointed 'Third Great'.
    • Yo Tan Wa is appointed 'Fourth Great'.
    • Kan Ki is appointed 'Fifth Great'.
    • The last seat remains vacant.
  • Mou Ten revels to Shin and officers of the Hi Shin Army that Ou Hon is married to a beautiful noblewoman named Sai Ka and they just had their first child is safely born.
  • Qin Great Generals Ou Sen, Yo Tan Wa and Kan Ki resume their invasion of Zhao as attempt to conquer the two forts which serve as the 'last defense' of the capital city of Kantan; Bujou and Heiyou.
  • Zhao Great General Ko Chou charges with an army 240,000 strong, to intercept Great General Kan Ki's 80,000 soldiers' advance on Heiyou. Battle of Eikyuu takes place.
    • General Ryuu Haku Kou is slain after falling into Qin general, Rai Do's ambush. His eldest son, Ryuu Fu inherits his title and takes command of the wing in his place.
    • Rai Do is captured by Zhao and tortured for information on Kan Ki by Ko Chou. He refuses and is later killed.
    • General Gaku Haku Kou is slain by Ri Shin during their duel. Hi Shin Army takes his head and captures Eikyuu's natural fortress.
    • Zhao's Supreme Commander, Ko Chou commits suicide while launching a final effort against Kan Ki during the attack on his HQ.[86]
    • Kan Ki orders his soldiers to behead the surrendered Zhao soldiers of ten of thousands after victory against Ko Chou in order to avoid a rebellion.[87]
  • Ei Sei leaves Kanyou as the head of an army to speak with Kan Ki about the following massacre Kan Ki accomplished.[88]
  • The day when Ei Sei arrives at the Kan Ki HQ, a comet is seen in the sky. According to the Shiji, this comet was seen in January, so Battle of Eikyuu Arc was in January.[89]
  • Ri Boku and his vassals return from the exile after receiving message from the king.[90]

Around September[]

  • Ri Boku returns to Kantan after inspecting Gian with Kaine.[91]
  • Ri Boku sends envoys to Seika, Shi Ba Shou's abode and to Roumou, a castle close to eastern border of Qin, while Northeast of Taigen.[92]
  • Following Ri Boku's orders, Seika sends two generals at Roumou, Kan Saro and Ji Aga to bolster its military. This took place five months before Shou Hei Kun enacts his strategy for the capture of Gian.[93]

233 B.C.[]

  • At the start of new year Ou Sen Army attacks Bujou castle while Kan Ki Army attacks Heiyou castle.[94] Both cities fall to Qin, however Kan Ki Army takes 10 days longer due to Zhao soldiers fighting to the bitter end as a result of the previous massacre.[95]

Two Months Later[]

  • The Chief of Military Affairs, Shou Hei Kun orders the start of the campaign for Gian.[96]
  • The grand strategy will follows:
    • First, Ou Sen and Kan Ki will go around the north to take Atsuyo. From there, they will continue marching further into the north of Zhao.
    • On another front, the Qin northern and eastern armies will converge into one grand army and pass through Tai Gen, and will proceed towards northern Zhao as they will act as reinforcements for the Great Generals.
    • After passing through Tai Gen, they will be folded into Ou Sen and Kan Ki's respective armies and take Gian in one fell swoop.
  • Qin's northern and eastern armies gathered under the command of general Sou Ha Kou numbering over 210,000 soldiers.[104]
    • They left Tai Gen and headed for Gian passing south of Roumou.[105]
    • The Roumou Army, commanded by Kan Saro and Ji Aga, carry out their surprise attack after six months of preparation by Ri Boku.[106]
      • Sou Ha Kou was killed by Kan Saro.[107]
      • 40,000 soldiers of Qin are killed.
      • The Qin armies of the center and the rear are routed and turn back to Tai Gen.[108]
      • General Fuu Han manages to rally 50,000 soldiers from the front to follow the initial plan of joining the main Qin army from Atsuyo.[109]
  • The Zhao city of Sekirei is conquered by Heki without shedding single drop of blood as it was nearly deserted.[110]
  • The Ri Boku Army leaves the fortress of Gian for battle. [111]
  • Ri Boku's retaliation war against the state of Qin finally begins with his army of 310,000 Zhao soldiers launching a surprise attack against 140,000 soldiers of Qin led by Great General Kan Ki.[112]

References[]

  1. Chapter 20, page 16
  2. Chapter 16, page 12
  3. Chapter 16, page 13
  4. Chapter 16, page 13-17
  5. Kingdom Guidebook 2 - Ch1.2)”Ka Ryo Ten’s Kingdom Seminar 1″
  6. Kingdom Guidebook 2 - Ch1.2)”Karyo Ten’s Kingdom Seminar 1″
  7. Kingdom Guidebook 2 - Ch1.2)”Ka Ryo Ten’s Kingdom Seminar 1″
  8. Chapter 49, page 12
  9. Kingdom Guidebook 2 - Ch1.2) ”Ka Ryo Ten’s Kingdom Seminar 1″
  10. Chapter 415, page 7
  11. Chapter 24, page 6
  12. Kingdom Guidebook 2 - Ch1.2)”Karyo Ten’s Kingdom Seminar 1″
  13. Kingdom Guidebook 2 - Ch1.2) ”Ka Ryo Ten’s Kingdom Seminar 1″
  14. Chapter 488, page 18
  15. Kingdom Guidebook 2 - Ch1.2) ”Ka Ryo Ten’s Kingdom Seminar 1″
  16. Chapter 75, page 10-11
  17. Chapter 75, page 8
  18. Chapter 75, page 3
  19. Chapter 75, page 3
  20. Chapter 75, page 4-5
  21. Chapter 75, page 6
  22. Chapter 75, page 7
  23. Chapter 285, page 8-18
  24. Chapter 75, page 8
  25. Chapter 75, page 15
  26. Chapter 357, page 5-6
  27. Chapter 117, page 3
  28. Chapter 623, page 4
  29. Chapter 117, page 3
  30. Volume 10 Omake
  31. Chapter 391, page 7-12
  32. Chapter 391, page 13
  33. Chapter 390, page 10
  34. Chapter 390, page 11
  35. Chapter 382, page 11
  36. Chapter 165, page 7-9
  37. Chapter 165, page 10-12
  38. Chapter 463, page 7
  39. Chapter 463, page 8-9
  40. Chapter 463, page 13
  41. Chapter 463, page 15
  42. Chapter 75, page 14
  43. Kingdom Guidebook 2 - Ch1.2)”Ka Ryo Ten’s Kingdom Seminar 1″
  44. Chapter 75, page 15
  45. Kingdom Guidebook 2 - Ch1.2)”Ka Ryo Ten’s Kingdom Seminar 1″
  46. Chapter 721, page 9
  47. Chapter 420, page 13
  48. Kingdom Guidebook 3 - Chapter 1: Chronicles of Kingdom, page 12
  49. Chapter 660, page 6
  50. Chapter 660, page 8-13
  51. Chapter 48, page 3
  52. Chapter 463, page 17
  53. Chapter 363, page 14
  54. Kingdom Guidebook 2 - Ch1.2)”Ka Ryo Ten’s Kingdom Seminar 1″
  55. Chapter 15, page 7
  56. Chapter 49, page 2-3
  57. Chapter 51, page 3
  58. Chapter 52, page 8
  59. Chapter 183, page 8-9
  60. Chapter 183, page 16
  61. Chapter 183, page 5
  62. Kingdom Guidebook 2
  63. Chapter 463, page 17
  64. Chapter 174, page 20-21
  65. Chapter 250, page 10
  66. Chapter 255, page 12
  67. Chapter 256, page 13
  68. Chapter 256, page 14
  69. Chapter 261, page 6
  70. Chapter 354, page 15
  71. Chapter 364, page 6
  72. Chapter 365, page 12
  73. Chapter 366, page 3
  74. Chapter 366, page 6
  75. Chapter 366, page 8
  76. Chapter 406, page 17
  77. Chapter 408, page 7
  78. Chapter 644, page 18-19
  79. Chapter 645, page 10
  80. Chapter 645, page 19
  81. Chapter 661, page 1
  82. Chapter 662, page 2
  83. Chapter 662, page 2-3
  84. Chapter 670, page 4
  85. Chapter 671
  86. Chapter 694, page 9-10
  87. Chapter 696, page 19-20
  88. Chapter 697, page 19
  89. Chapter 698, page 5
  90. Chapter 701, page 18-19
  91. Chapter 704, page 4
  92. Chapter 704, page 4
  93. Chapter 704, page 5-9
  94. Chapter 702, page 9
  95. Chapter 703, page 17
  96. Chapter 703, page 19
  97. Chapter 704, page 8
  98. Chapter 704, page 12-14
  99. Chapter 704, page 18-19
  100. Chapter 704, page 19
  101. Chapter 708, page 1
  102. Chapter 708, page 17
  103. Chapter 708, page 19
  104. Chapter 709, page 15-17
  105. Chapter 709, page 18
  106. Chapter 709, page 18
  107. Chapter 711, page 2
  108. Chapter 711, page 8
  109. Chapter 711, page 8
  110. Chapter 713, page 6-7
  111. Chapter 714, page 14
  112. Chapter 714, page 18
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