290 BC
Mao's Problem

We should put out fire while it is still small.
(Kalenjin Saying)

We are surrounded and war is seemingly inevitable. We will be swallowed up if we allow ourselves to be attacked from two sides at once. We need to expand to defend our future. By taking out the primitive and undeveloped Jungle Kingdom of the Chinese, all our forces can shift to defensive positions on the Indian front. 


The Spear, then the Shield. 


290 BC
Shaka's Fist

Do they prepare leather [for a battle shield] the day they fight?
(Nigerian Saying)

The first of our fourteen Horsemen attack. The Horseman retreats, but has damaged the Spearman defender. Shanghai falls on the fifth attack. An Impi occupies the hill next to Nanking.

Moving each Horseman separately, once we take Shanghai, the remaining Horsemen will be able to take full advantage of Shanghai's recently liberated roads. 


290 BC
Forward to Beijing

We are within striking distance of Beijing with nine Horsemen. Our Impis bring up rear, defending the injured Horsemen in Shanghai, and another forward with the nine Horsemen to Beijing.

Beijing falls to Shaka's Spear. 



110 BC
The Hill Town

What the chief likes is not always what the youths like.

(Bamileke proverb)

Xinjian is a town on a hill. A Spearman can be quite an obstacle when fortified on a hill. In addition, our forces are exhausted and spread out. Inexplicably, someone gives the order to attack before all the Zulu forces have been gathered together. The enemy Spearman hangs on and gets promoted by the villain Mao himself. It was quite a moving ceremony, considering the Spearman was doomed. 


70 BC

The day never turns back again.
(Tupur proverb)

We gather our strength and attack again. This time Xinjian is ours, though Mao escapes. 

Shaka Reminds Himself of the Swahili proverb, there is no bad patience. Gather your strength into a Great Fist -- then strike. Not before. 

Shaka, when the walls fell. 


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