Gong Sun Li is the grand-daughter and disciple of military commander Gong Sun Yu. Jing Ke and Sun Li are childhood lovers and were forced to escape when Qin troops attacked. However, Sun Liâs wall-shattering beauty seizes the interest of the Qin Emperor, Ying Zheng, and sheâs captured and sent to his palace. Itâs then that she discovers sheâs pregnant with Jing Keâs child. Ying Zheng treats him as if heâs his own child. The tragic day arrives when Jing Ke tries to assassinate Ying Zheng and dies trying. Sun Li (known then as Li Ji) also succumbs on the same day, leaving orphan Tian Ming to escape the palace with Han Shen, Jing Keâs good friend.