MYMMP C65 Too Scared to Read, Disbelief

Ming Xiang Wen drafted the invitations for the young scholars to take up a position at the Academy but with everything that needed to be considered like where they would be sent exactly, what their responsibilities would be, who would be responsible for them, and how long they were supposed to stay at the Academy, …

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MYMMP C64 Honoring Achievements, A Quiet Child

While She Ning started to prepare for the big act, the scholars in the Academy were sitting together with the director, looking over the results of the competition that had been held a few weeks prior. All of the documents had been evaluated by their Academy’s teachers and some officials that His Majesty had sent. …

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MYMMP C63 I’d Raise a Bow Myself, Love Needs Room to Grow

Yu Huang Rong left the matchmaking pavilion in a complicated mood. This woman … If she wasn’t just a matchmaker, she might actually be dangerous. No, maybe he should say that if she wasn’t a woman, then she would be dangerous. After all, it wasn’t like she’d be able to pick up any other occupation …

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MYMMP C62 Force Them to Accept Him, Too Sly

Yu Huang Rong opened his eyes and looked at her dejectedly. "What way would that be?" If they could think together and maybe come up with a way to make it work, he’d gladly take that even if it was complicated or dangerous for him. He just didn’t want Zhang Shi Lan to get hurt. …

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MYMMP C61 Staging an Ambush, No Other Way

The two of them separated, unwilling to draw too much attention to them when the final stages of their plan were right in front of them. Nothing could go wrong by now. Yu Huang Rong walked through the streets of the capital, wondering what to do. He should go to see Madam Yan as soon …

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MYMMP C60 A Change of Heart, The Last Plan Is Imminent

Not long after Zhang Shi Lan and Yu Huang Rong left the Academy with their fathers that day, they countered a nice surprise: somehow, the older General Yu seemed to have taken a liking to Minister Zhang and met up with him on his own accord several times. The two of them never would’ve thought …

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MYMMP C59 An Open Book, Very Good Friends

Yu Huang Rong and Zhang Shi Lan left the venue after the essay was finished. The scholar didn’t talk and Yu Huang Rong couldn’t help but look over and examine his expression. Before they met at the matchmaking pavilion, he had often thought about this face but they hadn’t known each other well. The few …

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MYMMP C58 The Union of Two Hearts, A Scholar’s Way of Thinking

Both the scholars and the audience stayed quiet, not daring to make a sound. The buzzing of the bugs and the tweeting of the birds perched on the branches of the trees around them seemed astonishingly loud after the eunuch finished with reading the emperor’s decree. Some scholars secretly clenched their fists, wanting to throw …

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MYMMP C57 A Favor, His Majesty’s Chosen Topic

While the older General Yu and Minister Zhang worried about the matters of their sons, the two people in question had already arrived at the venue of the essay writing competition. Since they have led left later than quite a few of the others and then spend time first talking with the old teacher before …

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MYMMP C56 Extracting Information, A Filial Child

Yu Huang Rong wasn’t quite sure if it was the right decision to drop the topic and move on. He had done something wrong. He understood that. And considering that he wanted to marry Zhang Shi Lan and have a happy relationship with him in the future, that wasn’t something they could just overlook. No, …

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