In Ancient Imperial China when an order has abolished years of taxation, some warlords don’t comply and continue to tax their subjects heavily. When townsfolk refuse to pay, their families are killed by a mysterious assassin. The Imperial government sends an investigator to find out what is going on and he makes a chilling discovery. A rogue warlord unleashes his plan to bring the Empire to its knees in a massive war. Spies on both sides then find out and when the Shaolin get involved all hell breaks loose!