|“||You must have something of real importance to say if you come like this at night.||„|
|~ Sun Quan.|
|“||This officer bows before the might of the Sun family!||„|
|~ Sun Quan's victory quote.|
Sun Quan (Chinese: 孫權) is one of the main protagonists in the later parts of the 14th-century Chinese classic novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms by the late Luo Guanzhong, and its multiple adaptations. He is Sun Jian's second son and his elder brother Sun Ce's successor and the emperor of Wu empire.
Sun Quan was born in the royal family, but he spent his childhood in his hometown, Fuchun. Sun Quan seems to be a negative man that was constantly proves his efforts to repay others. As well as the one who can choose a better respect, he can make a desperate life of his family. Since his father, Sun Jian died in battle who is killed by several arrows, he along with his family moved to city of Yangtze. When his brother, Sun Ce established a state formed from several small areas around him. Sun Quan is willing and arrogant, he advocates chivalry and likes to cultivate talents. He is often follows the decision of Sun Ce and participates in internal affairs, so that he can make Sun Ce sigh. At this time, Sun Quan, Hu Zong, and Zhu Ran are studied in Wu county.
After Sun Ce was killed by Xu Gong and replaced by Sun Quan, Sun Quan was nineteen years old at the age of the year. He was worshipped by the Eastern Han Dynasty as a general and the leader of the Wu county. It was not long before Sun Ce had just unified Jiangdong, the local people living in the hotel still had dissidents. When Sun Quan first took charge of Jiangdong, the situation was turbulent. Li Shu is a public rebellion, Sun Fu enemies Cao Cao and Sun Gao to seize power, Sun Yi and Sun He have been killed, Yuzhang, Huiji, and other places have been waiting for chaos, Sun Quan inherited an area in the southeastern Yangtze. In his fairly secure and stable government, Sun Quan is assisted by several former Sun Ce officials, such as Zhou Yu, Zhang Zhao, Zhang Hong, and Cheng Pu.
For several years, Sun Quan was able to build a strong army with help the officers, his army was able to defeat Huang Zu, an officer from Liu Biao who ruled the middle of the Yangtze river. Cao Cao led some 200,000 troops to rule the South as part of China's unification plan. On the one hand, Zhang Zhao as an adviser on domestic affairs Wu suggested to surrender, while on the other hand, Zhou Yu and Lu Su suggested to fight. Finally Sun Quan chose to carry the banner of war. Together with Liu Bei, who is a refugee in his country, Sun Quan combines the two greatest strategists, Zhuge Liang and Zhou Yu, assisted by Huang Gai, Kan Ze, and Pang Tong to destroy all Cao Cao's armies at the Battle of Chibi. After Cao Cao occupied Jiangling, he asked Sun Quan to write a letter and wanted to take down the land of Wu, the Sun's camp is divided into the battle.
The main battle group is represented by Lu Su and Zhou Yu and the main party is represented by Zhang Zhao, Zhang Zhao had a great influence at the time, Sun Quan intends to fight with Cao Cao. When Lu Su brought Liu Bei's adviser Zhuge Liang from Jiangxia, indicating Liu Bei's determination to resist Cao Cao. Zhou Yu was able to return in time to explain the various drawbacks of Cao Cao, the battle is expected to win. Sun Quan decided decisively, Zhou Yu and Cheng Pu as the governors, but he can joined Liu Bei and Cao Cao decisive battle. Zhou Yu used the plan of Huang Gai to break the Cao Cao army in 50,000 people in Chibi. After the decisive battle, Liu Bei, Zhou Yu and others to pursued Nanjun, Cao Cao had to withdraw to the north, stayed Cao Ren and Xu Huang in Jiangling, but sent Yue Jin to protected Xiangyang.
By that on, Sun Quan is considering accepting his mandate to control the northern part of Jing Province, consent to know that Liu Bei intends to go to the south and concentrate on receiving the southern half. Sun Quan desperately prepared to lead the armies to oppose Cao Cao, relying only on the establishment of a fortress to a significant extent and Lu Meng will provide the troops with a strong base to easily defend. In addition, Cao Cao wanted to make a decisions and sent a relentless navy across the river to quietly interrupt Sun Quan's route, then Sun Quan's ships was surrounded and severely destroyed them by this means. Sun Quan almost went the wrong way, he reached the Cao Cao's military camp on the another side of Yangtze River by boat to investigating the plot of his enemies.
At the Battle of Fan Castle, Sun Quan was sent his armies to attacked Guan Yu. However, Guan Yu and his son Guan Ping was captured by Lu Meng and Jiang Qin, but they are also executed. After Cao Cao's death, but his son, Cao Pi got the throne and proclaimed himself as the emperor of Cao Wei. At the beginning, Sun Quan served nominally as a vassal of Wei kingdom with the newly created title of Prince of Wu, Cao Pi demanded that he send his son, Sun Deng, as a hostage to the capital of Wei, Luoyang, and he refused. Sun Quan declared himself independent, changing his name from that era. Until the year, he officially declared himself as the emperor. Because of his ability to gather important and honorable men to his cause, Sun Quan is able to delegate authority to able figures.
When the primary forces helped him win the support of ordinary people and surround himself with competent generals. After Sun Deng's death, two opposing factions that supported different potential successors slowly emerged. When Sun He succeeded Sun Deng in the crown, that he was supported by Lu Xun and Zhuge Ke, while his rival Sun Ba was supported by Quan Zong and Zhi Bu and their clans. After a prolonged internal power struggle, numerous officials were executed, and Sun Quan severely resolved the conflict between the two factions by exiling Sun He and killing Sun Ba. After Sun Quan's death, that was succeeded by his son, Sun Liang. Sun Quan was posthumously honoured as "Great Emperor of Wu".
Sun Quan is a proud and respected ruler, and he also cherishes his blood. Contrary to his cool-headed brother, he is a patient, collectible and diligent person. He is the strictest of the three leaders in the family. He can't easily forgive betrayal or excessive disobedience like his family. In order to protect the future of his family, he tried to bear only the risk of calculation and left his time in the war in his hometown. Although known for his serious attitude, he is in harmony with the generals and treats them with sincere respect. When he was drinking at the banquet, he also became a pretty party man, although he didn't know if he could hold his wine well because Zhou Tai could drink him. In the Asian script, he held talks in a formal old tone.
- Sun Quan is a playable character in the Dynasty Warriors series.
- Sun Quan is one of the recurring boss characters in the Knights of Valour series.