The protagonist, Gu Jiao, could have grown up as a noble lady but ended up as a poor peasant girl for the mix-up at birth. No one would take her when she was finally old enough to marry. People believed she was an ugly and stupid girl who got her parents killed. However, life wasn’t altogether harsh for Gu Jiao. The man she randomly chose to marry became the chief minister of the state. The young monk she adopted became a powerful general. The old lady she rescued turned out to be the mother queen. Her husband loved her so much that he would imprison anyone who tried to bully her. The general also promised that he would conquer each place Gu Jiao chose to go to. The mother queen was so fond of Gu Jiao that she would force her son to abdicate for bullying her.