To the world, Yi Lian Kai is a rich playboy who cares very little about his filial responsibilities, compared to his talented elder brothers who falls in love with the daughter of a military officer who has fallen out of favor. Qin Sang, on the other hand is his unwilling bride who he used every means possible to marry, despite the fact that she still harbors feelings for her crush who disappears without a word. In the beginning of this coerced marriage, she rejects all his advances and gestures of love, but they slowly develop a stable partnership through the chaos from the constant battles for land and power between the different warlords. Things get complicated when Qin Sang’s old lover returns under a new identity and becomes her husband’s subordinate. Adapted from the novel Siege in Fog by Fei Wo Si Cun.
Recap: Qin Sang’s father discovers that Li Wang Ping/ Pan Jian Chi is now living under the same roof as her and her husband. Thinking that she introduced him to her husband so that they could continue an illicit affair, the old master Qin scolds Qin Sang and orders her to send him away as soon as possible. However, this makes her reminisce the past and how she met and married Yi Liankai. But, whilst facing the choice of having to send her old lover away, Qin Sang hesitates, perhaps there is a 2nd chance for them?
Meanwhile, realizing that Yi Lianaki will never be hers, Yan Yun decides to leave the Yi family and asks General Yi to let her go, who begs her to remain for another year.