Originally a BL story, this drama adaptation focuses on the bromance between former special forces soldier Guo Yang (Yang Shi Ze) and narcotics officer Zhang Chen (Cai Zhi Chen) instead. In order to bring down a drug trafficking organization, Zhang Chen approaches Guo Yang and asks him to become his partner.
The third season of the Candle in the Tomb series is set in the Republican era during a time when the warlords fight for power and bring disaster upon the people. Tomb raider and head of the Xieling Clan Chen Yu Lou (Pan Yue Ming) joins hands with warlord Luo Lao Wai (Cao Wei Yu) and heads to Xiangxi to explore tombs of the Yuan dynasty. On his journey he meets Zhe Gu Shao (Vengo Gao) who is not interested in any treasures but wants to find a magical bead that can put an end to the curse on his clan. Yu Lou and Gu Shao eventually form an alliance to tread the untrodden path to the Yuan tombs.
As international drug trafficking rings grow more daring and powerful every day, China sets up a joint task force to halt the flow of narcotics. When Chinese cop Luo Jia (Li Guang Jie)’s partner is lost in international drug operations, Luo volunteers to infiltrate the Seven Star society in Lankupa City as a spy. After entering the criminal underworld, Luo forms an unlikely alliance with a prison guard (Mickey Yuan) who is searching for his lost brother. Working together to piece together threads of evidence, the pair begins retracing the steps back to the true puppet master behind the scenes.
They couldn’t be any more different: Mu Wan Qing (Yang Zi Shan), the “lion”, is a cold but successful CEO while Liu Qing (Zhu Ya Wen), the “lazy cat”, is a former special forces soldier who is now idling around. The two meet each other for the first time at their own wedding and don’t get along. However, while getting through several crises that hit Wan Qing, the couple gradually learns to support and eventually love each other.
A mysterious package filled with methamphetamine turns Tan Dou Dou (Pan Zhi Lin)’s tranquil life as a white collar worker upside down. The sender is her ex-fiancé Jin Yuan (Luo Jin), who run away seven years ago. Dou Dou wants to bring the package to the police station, but then decides to go look for Jin Yuan instead. Turns out that Jin Yuan is suspected by the police to be involved in drug trafficking and money laundering. Dou Dou, who still harbors feelings for him, is dead set to help him get out of the dark and start afresh. Jin Yuan, however, is actually a spy sent by the police in order to bring down the drug trafficking organization.
Hooligan Li Jin Shui (Wang Yan Lin) roams the streets all year long. Due to a freak combination of factors, he takes on the identity of the son of a mafia boss, Jin Ji Ji. However, Boss Jin suddenly falls ill and his eldest son Jin Ji Zai (Justin Chung) now tries to get rid of his younger brother Ji Ji, so that he can get the inheritance. Luckily, police officer Po Bu Wan (Yang Hao Yu) is able to save Jin Shui and the two become friends. At the same time, the Dong Shun Clan wants to seize the opportunity to take over the Jin family’s business. Jin Shui thus meets the Dong Shun Clan’s leader’s daughter Ju Shan Xi (Li Xi Ran) and falls in love with her.
In 2010, Cheuk Hoi secretly travels to Bangkok to conduct a drug operation with his undercover agents in Thailand. As they finish their mission and are about to leave Thailand, an explosion causes all of Michael’s undercover agents to die in a sea of fire. At the same time, Michael’s good friend, CIB Inspector Eddie Cheung, is killed for unknown reasons, leaving Michael in charge of a female cop who is not yet officially an undercover. Michael knows that Eddie still has undercover agents whose identities have been deleted. To learn the truth about Eddie’s death, Michael must find all of the undercovers. He and Priscilla begin to search for the undercover agents.
With a strong sense of justice and courage, Liu Zi Guang (William Chan) gathers a group of like-minded men. Due to an incident, he disappears from the world for 8 years, returning to find his dad beat up and admitted to the hospital. After delivering his brand of punishment to the deserved people, the nurses fall for his charms. Upon meeting Hu Rong (Sandra Ma), a 23-year old feisty police woman and the beauty of the bureau with a temper to boot, who is in charge of the case, they butt heads immediately. Doesn’t help that she discovers his involvement with a case from 8 years ago and is determined to uncover more dirt about him.
The grave robber Hu Ba Yi tried to find the Moon Stone in the ancient tomb to save his son, Hu Tian. But he was the only one coming out of the tomb. In order to find his wife and friends, Hu Ba Yi returned to the tomb and never came back. Twenty years later, Hu Tian (Darren Wang) and his companions step on the journey to find his parents.