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Zhen is a long-time Triple Threat Triad member, who was in the triad through the leaderships of Lightning Bolt Zolt, Viper, and Tokuga. He enjoyed poker and was suspicious of Tokuga's ability as a leader of the Triple Threats, until Tokuga forced him into loyalty.[1]


Kidnapping Asami Sato

Zhen is a long time member of the Triple Threat Triads, and some members of the triad refer to him as "old timer". He was in the triad through the leaderships of Lightning Bolt Zolt and Viper.

In 174 AG, in the hideout of the Triple Threat Triad, Zhen, Shady Shin, and other members of the triad, were a game of poker. They were discussing Tokuga's recent disfigurement, and claimed that the spirit had made him look inhuman. Zhen commented that Tokuga had got what he deserved, as he had promised that his leadership would let the triad rule Republic City, but they had merely lost fights repeatedly, and lost ground to the Creeping Crystal Triad. Shady interrupted him, saying that their leader was working on something big, and that he was sure that Tokuga would come through. Zhen disagreed, saying that while he had disagreed Lightning Bolt Zolt and Viper's leadership, he did not doubt their loyalty to the triad. He noted that Mushi and Two Toed Ping had been arrested, and Tokuga had not done anything to get them out. Shin attempted to defend Tokuga, saying that Viper had vouched for him, to which Zhen bitterly pointed out that now Viper was dead. Unbeknownst to Zhen, Tokuga had entered the room, and asked Zhen if he would like to be next, before using his tentacle arm to grab Zhen around his neck, before slamming him into the table the group was playing poker on, cracking it in half. Tokuga continued to hold Zhen in a choke hold, demanding all around him get used to his new appearance, and that he had become stronger because of his disfigurement. Tokuga now had a new plan, to conquer all of Republic City, but that he would need loyalty from the rest of the triad in his operation. The other triad members in the room quickly agreed, leaving Zhen struggling in Tokuga's tentacle, as the triad leader demanded his cooperation, or else he would "put [Zhen] down, like an old dog". Zhen quickly agreed, and Tokuga then demanded he prove it by fulfilling an "important job".

This important job involved the kidnapping of Asami Sato who had been forcefully taken from her office at the building of the homes for the evacuees. Later that evening, Zhen and Asami entered an airship at the storage facility for Kuvira's weapons leftover from the invasion. The airship flew above the facility, as the rest of the Triad fought Team Avatar, and at Tokuga's call, Zhen brought Asami to an opening to the ship, holding her and threatening her with a fire dagger.[1]


Graphic novel trilogies


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 DiMartino, Michael Dante (writer), Koh, Irene (artist), Piekos, Nate; Blambot (letterer), Campbell, Heather; Ng, Vivian (cover). Turf Wars Part Two (January 17, 2018), Dark Horse Comics.
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