Chinese names are pretty hard and I had watch the first 10 episodes of the drama to get a feel for the characters. So, in order for my recapping to go as smoothly as a knife slicing through sashimi, I’ve decided to do a bit of a character introduction, I’ll add more side characters as I go along but it’ll be good to just do these first.
Having watched the thoroughly good and heartwrenching drama that threatened to make me cry for a month. I have finally come to the conclusion that if I was in Ruoxi’s position, I would probably have chosen 14th Prince as well. But I can’t but feel a sense of bereavement when faced with the choices of all those men. I don’t think I could have gone for the 4th prince. He’s the kind of man that you know was destined for greater things, but not necessarily a happy life. True, many people fine the Emperor’s position to be enviable, but it’s a lonely and unhappy life. Here’s my analysis