"Sacrificing Flesh for his Kingdom 轻身为国 (qīng shēn wèi guó)"
Who is he:
The veteran of Wu Kingdom 吴国, Huang Gai served 3 members of the Sun family beginning from Sun Jian 孙坚, then his eldest son Sun Ce 孙策, and finally Sun Quan 孙权. Fiercely loyal, he is best remembered for his sacrificial role in the battle of Red Cliffs 赤壁之战. So prominent was his role, in fact, that his name has become synonymous with the "Trojan Flesh ploy 苦肉计" in the story. More about that the sections below.
Character ability: "Trojan Flesh 苦肉 (kǔ ròu)"
During your action phase, you can lose 1 unit of health, and then draw two cards.
Zhou Yu 周瑜 ("Trojan Flesh" ploy partner)
Difference from Normal SanGuoSha:
Ability's Relation to Story:
A marvelous fit! Huang Gai suffered terrible pain and physical abuse, all for the sake of gaining a strategic advantage (ie: deceiving Cao Cao 曹操). In this card game, this effect is reproduced well whereby the additional cards can make a big difference.