Jiang Xuening had gone to great lengths to become empress, but was forced to commit suicide during a palace mutiny. Now, Jiang Xuening’s dream is to get away from power and have control over her own life. However, by mistake, she has joined the palace as a tutor and becomes a student of the imperial master Xie Wei. While receiving Xie Wei’s teachings, Jiang Xuening secretly plans to stop Yan Lin’s upcoming “Blood Crown Ceremony.” With Jiang Xuening and Xie Wui’s plan, the Yan family’s lives were saved. After the “Blood Crown Ceremony,” Jiang Xuening is inadvertently involved in the imperial court’s plan to eliminate those rebels against Pingnan King, and infiltrates into the enemy camp with Zhang Zhe. When the enemy kingdom Yue comes to invade, the Princess Shen Zhiyi resolutely embarks on the road to peace. In order to save her friend Shen Zhiyi, Jiang Xuening heads north with Xie Wei to invade Yue Kingdom. In the midst of many crises, Xie Wei protects Jiang Xue Ning even at the risk of hurting himself, and the two of them grow to love each other. However, a bigger conspiracy gradually surfaced, which pointed to the truth of the Pingnan King incident twenty years ago. In the end, Jiang Xuening and Xie Wei teamed up to uncover the truth of that year.