Young Cheng Shao Shang was left behind because her parents went to war. To protect herself from her scheming aunt, she had to be extra diligent while pretending to be the opposite. However, years of estrangement have made it difficult for them to become family again.
Cheng Shao Shang, who has been lacking in love all her life, is both pragmatic and insecure about choosing a partner for marriage. She meets three men – General Ling Bu Yi, the talented Yuan Shen of Mount Bailu, and the aristocrat Lou Yao, all of whom have their advantages and disadvantages.