He carries the cross of his parents' rebel, but he must clear his family name. He is Zhang (Jet Li), the grandson of the Great Tai Chi Master. Destined for glory but fate has its own designs: Zhang becomes the target of the Six Great Schools. Young Zhang escapes narrow death by poison and goes on the road to seek a cure, accompanied by his grandfather. On their adventurous journey, young Zhang is trained by great masters to become a true warrior. He clears his family name and thus, a hero is born.