Born 156 AD - Died 199 AD
Place of birth - Jiuyuan, Wuyuan County
Lu Bu was a master of horse riding, archery and armed combat. He was tall and immensely strong for this, he was nicknamed 'The Flying General'. He had a horse called Red Hare, capable of 1000 miles a day. It was often said, "Among men, Lu Bu. Among horses, Red Hare."
He started his career as a Chief Secretary for Ding Yuan who treated him as his own son. However, when Dong Zhuo began to lay many splendid gifts at Lu Bu's feet, Lu Bu was talked into killing Ding Yuan.
Lu Bu was appointed Cavalry Commander and Imperial Corps Commander. Dong Zhuo adopted Lu Bu as his son and Lu Bu adopted Dong Zhuo as his father. From that moment on, Lu Bu became Dong Zhuo's closest bodyguard.
When the Allies took Si Shui Gate and faced Hu Lao Gate, Lu Bu was put in charge of holding the gate. The Allies faltered in the face of such unstoppable might, Gongsun Zan was about to be slain when a warrior charged out to save him.
It was none other than Zhang Fei in a drunken stupour, he fought with Lu Bu but neither gained the advantage.
Guan Yu joined his brother, but still Lu Bu showed no signs of fatigue.
Finally, Liu Bei joined the fray and Lu Bu was forced to retreat. The Allies took Hu Lao Gate and Lu Bu and Dong Zhuo burned the capital and ordered a mass exodus from Luo Yang to Chang An.
Wang Yun, a minister in the capital devised a plan to have Lu Bu kill Dong Zhuo, for t...