At the end of the 1950s, the student of the Beijing Broadcasting Institute Wen Yi Qiu (Yin Tao) falls in love with the Soviet announcer Wei Ka and marries him in Beijing. Shortly after, however, the Soviet Union decides to withdraw its specialists stationed in Beijing and Wei Ka is forced to return to his home country. Thereupon, Yi Qiu leaves for the frontier town Hehei, where she starts working as an announcer, only to be nearer to her husband. Later on, Wei Ka gets a post in Blagoveshchensk, the city at the other side of the frontier. The two find comfort in listening to each other’s broadcast attentively, while hoping for the Chinese-Soviet relationship to get better.
The director of the regulatory commission of the development zone in Dongjiang Yuan Xing Ye commits suicide by jumping off the roof, causing a huge uproar. Prosecutor Jian Jie is in charge of investigating the circumstances of his death, but encounters heavy resistance. Not long after, even more strange things happen, his future father-in-law, Lawyer Mei Dong Sheng suddenly disappears and becomes the suspect of a murder case. In the blink of an eye, Jian Jie and his fiancée Mei Xiao Yue’s lifes has become chaotic. But Jian Jie quickly realizes that everything is related to the development zone and people who want a big piece of the cake fighting a bloody war over it. Under the leadership of the anti-corruption chief Song Chang Ming, Jian Jie and Ji Jia Ni start to investigate the elite in order to root out corruption.