BY T. P. M. THORNE
COVER ART BY T. P. M. THORNE
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Cover art: artistic depiction of the disputed areas of China as they were when Zhuge Liang began his career: the north (Han-court-controlled, with Han Prime Minister Cao Cao controlling the court), the southwest (Yi and Hanzhong, semi-independent, semi-allied), the southeast (Eastern Wu, governed by the Sun family), and the central region (Jing, governed by Liu Biao and several independent local prefects).