月下追賢

韓信仗義救人,殺死惡紳後攜母逃走。韓母於逃難中染病,為免拖累兒子,自刎而死,韓信悲慟不已。他後來到楚國,但楚霸王只敬重孔武有力之人,而韓信卻手無縛雞之力,故此不得重用。後韓信聽從張良之言,獲舉薦投靠劉邦。劉邦見他來自楚營,以為他沒有本領,故為項羽棄用,所以不予重用。韓信被劉邦冷落,心灰意冷,夤夜離營回鄉。漢丞相蕭何深知韓信乃大將之材,足輔劉邦得天下,如今不辭而別,非同小可,故此急忙疾騎月下,把韓信追回來,並極力將他向劉邦舉薦。劉邦拜韓信為帥,興兵伐楚,屢次獲勝。



Pursue Wiseman in the Moonlight

In order to save others out of a sense of justice, Han Xin kills the local tyrant and then flees with his mother. During their escape, Han’s mother catches disease, and commits suicide by cutting her own throat to avoid causing trouble to her son, who is heart-stricken consequently. Han later comes to the State of Chu, but fails to get any important position since the King of Chu respects strong and powerful people only, whileHanis physically weak. Then, Han accepts Zhang Liang’s advice and goes to join Liu Bang through recommendation. Liu does not give him any important assignment because he considers that he is probably abandoned by Xiang Yu due to his inability for war. Han is disheartened and leaves the barracks for home at the dead of night. Xiao He, Prime Minister of Liu, is well aware that Han was born to be a general and is able to help Liu get the reign of the country, and that his leaving without saying goodbye is not a trivial matter. So he rides in a hurry to chase Han back, and strongly recommends him to Liu BangLiuappoints Han as the commander-in-chief of his troops to battle Chu’s victorious army.