Zhao Zilong is one of the "Five Tiger Generals" in the Chinese novel "Romance of the Three Kingdoms
" by Luo Guanzhong, the story of the warring between the factional states of Wei, Shu and Wu at the end of the Chinese Han Dynasty around 200 AD.
Zhao Zilong is a general for the army of Shu, located in modern Sichuan province. He is noted for being one of the best fighters of the story, having single-handedly fought an entire army in order to save his ruler's son A Dou.
The other four Tiger Generals are Guan Yu,who later became a significant feature in Chinese folklore, Zhang Fei, Huang Zhong and Ma Chao.