For as long as she could remember, Empress Cixi had been subjected to the suffocating web of collusion, deceit and hatred within the royal court. In her final moments, she swears to get vengeance. Her wish is seemingly granted when she wakes up in her childhood home. In spite of everything that the palace had put her through, she decides to return as a concubine. Cixi's plot for revenge is halted when she meets somebody who shows her the little things in life that she had neglected to appreciate in her last life. But she feared that this newfound happiness was only temporary and she was bound to meet a cruel end yet again.