Jiang Sui-an very quickly had the script for the new show sent to Yan Wen.
Called Midnight Fanatic, it described a fantasy timeline where an arrogant prince was cast out to live amongst peasants. After much-needed lessons in being a good person, he finally returned to the palace. It was a story of unification, and Yan Wen's character was a cross-dressing beggar the prince met as an outcast, who sacrificed her life to save his.
Cross-dressing? A beggar?
More importantly, Yan Wen noticed that the male lead had already been cast.
"Is it really him? There's so much pressure acting with him."