So Chan is the lazy spoiled son of a millionaire in Canton. So finds himself falls for Yu-shang, but she will only agree to marry him if he can win the title of "Martial Arts Champion". He enters the tournament with his father's help to cheat in the written exam due to his illiteracy while his personal expertise in martial arts gets him to victory. Unfortunately, his illiteracy is revealed, leading all ofhis family's wealth to be confiscated and they will make a living as beggars for the remaining life. One day, while sleeping under a tree, he encounters a beggar he helped when he was still rich who makes him The King of Beggars and the emperor's saviour.