The Nine Cloud Dreams - Chapters 7 – 9 Summary & Analysis

Kim Man-jung
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In Chapter 7, Shao-yu took Ti Ching-hung, who dressed as a boy and slept with him in Ch'an-yüeh's place, as a concubine. When he returned to the capital, the Empress Dowager decided that he should marry the princess, Lan-yang, but she wanted to see him first. The Emperor called in Shao-yu while he was drunk and had him write poems on 12 women's fans. It turned out that one of the servants when the Emperor last called Shao-yu was Ts'ai-feng, and she still loved Shao-yu, she wrote a poem on the fan in response to his. When the Emperor collected the fans, she told him the story and prepared to kill herself, but he forgave her. When Prince Yüeh called on Shao-yu to tell him he was to marry the royal princess, Shao-yu begged mercy and said he could not do it because he...

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