Eight years later, Prince Bo meets his childhood sweetheart again when her family is killed in a massacre. Limited by the circumstances, Prince Bo refuses to acknowledge his identity as the wolf boy although he is still in love with her. Meanwhile, Lady Ma meets a wanderer named Ji Chong while trying to save a foreign princess and he falls in love with her. The two began building an intimate friendship and bond.
But when war breaks out between the empire and the renegade state loyal to the former dynasty, all are embroiled into the situation and have to take sides. Who would Lady Ma chose eventually and which side would she take? And who exactly is Ji Chong?