Behind the high and magnificent walls of the palace veils a treacherous place of women. Concubines of the emperor fight openly and secretly with underhand methods. Nothing seems to be genuine here. Every women of the harem craves for the attention of the Emperor. Power is everything. This year, Yuan Zi Wei, third daughter of High Minister Yuan has been selected as one of the young additions of the harem this summer. Some would be sent to be palace maids, others advance to be trained to serve the Emperor well. Rags and riches. Is it a blessing or a curse to be chosen? Join Zi Wei as she battles her way through all the obstacles surviving the palaceherself, finding love in this dark abyss, while trying not to lose herself in the process.