A warlord in the later Han. Nicknamed the "Little Conqueror of Jiang Dong".
The eldest son of Sun Jian, Sun Ce broke away from his father's overlord, Yuan Shu, to conquer the lands of Jiang Dong, establishing the foundations for the kingdom of Wu. According to the Romance of the Three Kingdoms, he traded the Imperial Seal in exchange for independence and troops.
Sun Ce was assassinated during a hunting trip. He was succeeded by his younger brother, Sun Quan, who would become the first emperor of Wu.