One night, when Zhang Xiao Fan was eleven years old, everyone in his village was killed, leaving only his childhood friend Lin Jin Yu and a villager Uncle Wang survived. They were later adopted by the Qing Yun faction, the leader of the righteous and good. Lu Xue Qi is from the same faction as Zhang Xiao Fan, the Qing Yun. She is said to be a “fairy from nine skies” for her beauty that can enchant the entire country. Bi Yao is the daughter of the arch lord of Gui Wang faction. Very energetic and arrogant, she loves Zhang Xiao Fan.
- 28 July
- 27 July
Hu Ba Yi is well versed in Feng Shui with specialization in tomb configuration, which he learned from an antique book he inherited from his family. The knowledge saved his life when him fell into a ditch in a snow avalanche in Tibet. And again when he and his friends joined an archaeology team to explore the "ghost cave" ofTaklamakan Desert. As he helped the team navigate through the dangers, he couldn't help feeling that someone had predicted their every move.
- 8 February
Ban Shu, a girl who grew up in the west frontier, traveled to the Han capital to meet her father, but he died before they could be reunited and his family did not approve of her non-Han ways. In order to be accepted by her father's family, she entered the palace to learn noble lady etiquette and was hired to be a royal teacher. Her lack of understanding for the Chinese culture caused a stream of comedic ruckus in class, but at the same time her outgoing and unconventional ways broke up the dullness of learning. At the palace she met and fell in love with her co-worker -Wei Ying, a man who still grieved for the lost of his fiancé.
- 28 January
The Ming Emperor falls into a coma without naming a successor, which leaves the princes and Lord of Qi all vying for the throne. During this time, a series of murders was happening in the capital. Liu Shan Men, a government branch responsible for the safety of the capital, is ordered to investigate. The agents soon discover that the murders are only a precursor to a bigger conspiracy within the royal court.