What Min Hui wanted to do most was to destroy herself, and what Li Chunmiao wanted to do most was to see Xin Qi, but neither of their wishes came true.... more>>
Two girls who never knew each other met on a long-distance bus. Min Hui didn’t say a word about herself, but Li Chunmiao, who was curious, immediately sensed what was on her mind and sacrificed her life to save her. In order to make up for the debt in her heart, Min Hui decides to replace Li Chunmiao to see Xin Qi, but unexpectedly falls into an embarrassing relationship. She decided to fulfill Li Chunmiao’s wish no matter what, but the price was a brand new life.
When Hong Kong was in the 1980s, bully triads were dominant and the society was in insecurity. The police were corrupt at that time. The infamous unruled area, Snapdragon Walled City (based on Kowloon Walled City), was especially chaotic. Over a dozen big and small triads settled over there.... more>>
The golden hatchet man* Xia Liuyi in Xiao Qi Tong founded a film studio to launder money under the boss’s command. The female lead of the film was their sister-in-law; the male lead was a threatened popular star; the director has only shot X-rated films – they need one more educated person to write a story.
Wasn’t that an easy task?
Boss Liuyi took action promptly. He picked the only college student in this area – He Chusan who was coming home with his little backpack. He Chusan said: “I can’t write a screenplay. I’m studying economics.” Xia Liuyi said: “Beat him.” He Chusan became a golden screenwriter obediently.
After finishing this film, He Chusan thought he was already freed. Rest assured, he went to school with his little backpack again. However, he stepped on the Xia Liuyi covered with blood just in front of his home. The stage of a triad boss who was a snapdragon in this chaotic world and a white-collar elite from an innocent family, two parallel lines that seemed not to cross each other, and a messy, unreasonable fate, has its curtain lifted……
*In this book hatchet man literally means “the hired beater (打手)”, and Xia Liuyi was a top-ranked hatchet man.