Zhong Hui is a minor protagonist in the 14th-century Chinese classic novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms by the late Luo Guanzhong, and its multiple adaptations. He is one of the generals of Wei and the younger son of Zhong Yao.
When Zhong Hui advised Sima Zhao about how to deal with the Third Rebellion at Shouchun and was highly respected by the latter. With Sima Zhao's help, Zhong Hui continued to rise in rank and became one of the key figures in Wei's government.
Wei's imperial court ordered Zhong Hui, Deng Ai, and Zhuge Xu to lead separate forces to conquer Wei's rival Shu Han. During the military campaign against Shu, Zhong Hui was trapped Zhuge Xu and Deng Ai respectively for cowardice and betrayal, and seized command of their forces.
For the reason, Shu was surrendered by Wei, Zhong Hui held complete control over all of Wei's military forces in the Shu region. While Zhong Hui also support Jiang Wei, a former general of Shu, Zhong Hui began a rebellion to fight against Sima Zhao. However, the revolt failed when Zhong Hui's plan to get rid of Wei's officers - because he was worried that they would not support it - leaked.
The officers fled from prison, rejoined their people, Wei forces rebelled against Zhong Hui, and killed him and Jiang Wei.
- He is a playable character in the Dynasty Warriors video game series.