Huang Cheng Dong (Sun Hong Lei) accompanies his son Xiao Dong (Joseph Zeng) to America where Xiao Dong will study. Even though Cheng Dong had planned to return to China after his son settles down, he ends up staying in America as well and tries to help Xiao Dong adapt to the new environment. But chaos begins when Xiao Dong falls in love with his classmate Wu Dan Dan (Jiang Yi Yi), another Chinese foreign student. Through Dan Dan, Cheng Dong gets to know her father’s girlfriend, Lin Sa (Xin Zhi Lei), and when school bullying becomes an issue, Chen Dong and Lin Sa work together to solve the problem.
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.
In the final years of the Eastern Jin dynasty, the prime minister Liu Yu seizes the throne. During the bloody coup d’état, only the imperial concubine Ye Qing Mei’s newborn son (Zhang Ruo Yun) is spared. Minister Fan Jian takes him in and names him Fan Xian. At the age of 18, Fan Xian is about to be married into the royal family and thus becomes the target of many people. Moreover, he is drawn into the fights between the princes. Thanks to his agility, he always ends up being able to avert disaster. He becomes a famous official who is loyal to the emperor. But when Fan Xian learns about the truth behind his birth, he is determined to seek revenge.