Year 1925, the country was torn by warlordism. In Jiangnam, Xu family who ran soya sauce business was set up by powerful warlord Cao Zhen Fang, pushing them to poverty. In order to fulfill the betrothal promised to Xu family, the adopted daughter of Shen family; Shen Ying Xiu decided to replace her elder sister Shen Ying Di in marrying their only son Xu Jia Jun. After Ying Xiu real identity was exposed, Father Xu died from anger. Jia Jun ran away from home. Meanwhile, Ying Di schemes finally succeeded and she got married into the wealthy Cao family. However, her husband Cao Rui is a womanizer, causing her much grief.
Jia Jun followed Xiao Jiu as a disciple and led Xiao army to attack Cao army. Furious, Cao Zhen Fang took his mother and Ying Xiu as hostage. Jia Jun couldn’t be swayed. In order to protect Mother Xu, Ying Xiu suffered many abuses and insults, improving her relationship with her mother-in-law in the progress. Ying Di, seeing Cao Rui attraction to Ying Xiu, took advantage of this to secure her status in the Cao family. The relationship between the sisters is damaged beyond repair.
During the battle between Cao and Xiao army, Cao Zhen Fang was captured. It turns out that Jia Jun is Cao’s biological son, exposing the truth that Cao Rui is not his real son. Cao Rui was disowned and lived in poverty, died from misery. Alone, Ying Di looked back and regretted her actions. Wartime, Cao Zhen Fang conspired with Japanese and end up bearing the consequences of his evil actions. After the war ended, Jia Jun returned to his hometown and rebuilds their family business with Ying Xiu.
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Sehseh: Charmaine will be portraying the 1st leading female; Shen Ying Xiu. The leading actor is Benny Qian (from Mainland China) while Taiwanese actress Jiang Zu Ping will be portraying elder sister Shen Ying Di.
The cast already started filming this week in Hengdian, while Charmaine had her costume tryout today. Stay tuned for more updates!Updated 28/4 - More sneak peek pictures from Hengdian!