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Yan Zhi Cuo  
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A talented young man who doesn't want to be an official. A beautiful, intelligent young lady who hates to be looked down on by men. When these two meet in a very uncomfortable situation, a big argument arises. Will everything settle down, and can these two talented people find true love when there are so many obstacles ahead?


Related Series
Li Ren Man (Spin-Off)

Associated Names
胭脂契 (Vol 2)
Yan Zhi Qi (Vol 2)

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Latest Release(s)
v.2 c.11 (end) by Chinatown KM (995d ago)
v.2 c.10 by Chinatown KM (1038d ago)
v.2 c.9 by Chinatown KM (1129d ago)
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Status in Country of Origin
2 Volumes (Complete)

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User Rating
Average: 6.6 / 10.0 (34 votes)
Bayesian Average: 6.73 / 10.0
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Last Updated
April 9th 2014, 3:24pm PST



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Monthly Pos #2251 increased(+220)
3 Month Pos #3288 increased(+904)
6 Month Pos #5496 increased(+733)

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On 108 wish lists
On 148 completed lists
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Too Bad   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by KadraDS
June 27th, 2014, 6:57pm
I liked this manhua when it started. The female lead was awesome, the male lead was also awesome and they were cute together.

Then came volume two and everything went south. I love bickering couples when they are done properly but this was just too much. More than anything else all they did together was bicker and mostly because of the female lead starting it. I also love a good palace/political plot but this was really non existent. The plot was stuffed in such a short amount of chapters it just did not turn out well. The ending could not really be considered an ending because of how open everything was left. It is just sad seeing seriously good plots and/or characters take a turn for the worse. Just upsetting,
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Sooooo much potential... But it was still ok   
Rating: 7.6 / 10.0
by mystichead
March 11th, 2013, 8:05pm
The 2 main characters were amazing.... I think this could have and should have lasted longer... And the ending was semi rushed in the last 2 chapters..... And many things still unresolved... And transitioning too fast from one scenario to the next.... But.... It was still... Amusing
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Rating: 4.0 / 10.0
by MaZzAx
March 10th, 2013, 10:05am
Wow, so confusing. I'm not sure whether it was the translation or the actual manga that made it such a confusing read.
I thought it had great potential and was entertaining in places, but I often found it difficult to follow and the ending was ridiculous. Nothing was brought to a conclusion and it felt like I'd wasted my time.
Shame, it could have been great.
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A pity   
Rating: 6.0 / 10.0
by myrt
October 4th, 2012, 9:43pm
The first volume was really funny and interesting. It had a lot of potential. The art was so-so, but the characters were really funny. The two MCs fell in love pretty early on, but it wasn't bad.

At around chapter 8, it became constant arguing and the main female lead started ignoring the main male lead. It's still funny, but I don't like it...not anymore...

Volume One - 10/10
Volume Two - 3/10

... Last updated on March 10th, 2013, 3:10pm
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