The romance between Sima Xiangru and Zhuo Wenjun, who fell in love with each other at the first sight, has been handed down from generations to generations. Sima Xiangru was talented in letters and unconventional in life, while Zhuo Wenjun young in age and amorous in feeling. The elopement of the gifted scholar and the pretty girl is the reflection of people’s longing for romantic love at that time.
Lady Li was a concubine who married and produced offspring for Emperor Han Wudi, the seventh emperor of the Han Dynasty of China, who was considered one of the greatest emperor of Han Dynasty China, and throughout Chinese history.
Cai Wenji was a famous Han Dynasty poet and musician. She spent part of her life as a prisoner of the Xiongnu until the warlord Cao Cao paid a heavy ransom to bring her back to the Han Dynasty's domain in 207.
Consort Zhang was said to be particularly capable at dressing herself and decorating herself beautifully, as well as engaging witches to pray to gods to help her stay beautiful. At times, her beauty was compared to goddesses. As Chen Shubao was not much interested in the matters of state, whenever he had important petitions to decide on, he would hold Consort Zhang on his lap and have her read the petition and rule on it. She therefore became very powerful politically as well.