The story of Yun Ling, a Maoshan disciple who grows from a nobody to a Maoshan master, is a fascinating tale of self-salvation. A "zombie virus" has appeared in the city, and people are in a state of panic. Yun Ling, a disciple of Maoshan, and his three brothers are ordered to go down to the mountain to investigate and save the people, but unexpectedly the four of them fall into the trap of the black hand behind the scenes.
You know him from Drunken Master story - legendary Beggar So. A martial arts scholar, who is accidentally injured and loses his memory when he oppresses the Tianmen sect that sells big cigarettes. When he was a beggar, he was taken in by Jin Zhi and Little Fruit's mother and daughter. Because the opium ointment leaked, Little Fruit was captured by the Heaven's Gate Sect, and Su begged to save the little girl who took care of her, Little Fruit, and destroyed the Heaven's Gate Sect's The story of the conspiracy and the eventual eradication of the Heaven's Gate religion with the government.
'Guardian of the Palace' tells the story of a time when a plague spreads in Heishun (Blackwater) Town during the warring warlords, and Tianya, Wunian and Jiujiu set out on a treasure hunt to find the Golden Moon Gem that cures the plague. The warlord Feng Pei Chuan was trailing them and tried to take the gems for himself, but Tianya and the others managed to subdue Feng Pei Chuan, reclaim the gems and save the people.
In China 1644 a young man is castrated/dismembered against his will. However, he gains a somewhat defect super power. Much later he's chosen to escort two concubines on a long, adventurous journey to Beijing.