Xu Yuan (Xia Yu) is an ordinary antiques shop owner. One day, a visitor lets him know that he’s involved in a conspiracy he could never have imagined: A legendary treasure is actually linked to him in many ways and a mysterious office has already arranged his fate. He embarks on a dangerous journey to clear his family’s name and tear down a counterfeiting organization.
There are some relationships that are doomed from the start. During the Warring States period, Qu Yuan (Ma Ke) is born into a prominent family and grows up to be a prodigy scholar. But Qu Yuan bucks convention when he falls in love with Mo Chou Nu (Zhang Xin Yu), a slave. Society forbids such class-breaking relationships, so the lovers decide to elope so that they can be together. Despite their efforts to lead a quiet life, Qu Yuan and Chou Nu become entangled in the political struggles of the power elites within the palace. Can their relationship survive the many obstacles?