Lady Zhen is Yuan Xi's wife and Cao Pi's first wife and an anti-heroine in the Romance of the Three Kingdoms.
Lady Zhen was first married Yuan Xi, a son of Yuan Shao. When Yuan Xi was assigned to Provincial Governor of You, She did not go with him. He stayed at the Yuan Clan's residence in Ye Town to take care of his mother.
After Cao Cao defeated Yuan Shao at the Battle of Guandu, He attacked Yecheng to control the Yuan family. However, Cao Pi with him. It was during the invasion of Yecheng that Cao Pi saw Lady Zhen, and was interested in her beauty. Finally Cao Pi married her, although Lady Zhen's first husband, Yuan Xi, it was alive. Eight months later, Lady Zhen gave birth to a child named Cao Rui. There is a rumor that Cao Rui is actually the son of Yuan Xi.
Cao Pi founded Cao Wei State. Lady Zhen became the first empress of Wei, and Cao Rui became the first Wei's crown prince, who later became Wei's second emperor.
- She is a playable character in the Dynasty Warriors series.