During the Ming dynasty, two princesses are kept in the Forbidden City of Beijing. Princess Jing and her sister Fang are promised to two aged allies of the Emperor, and have been prohibited to see any other men.
Ignoring the ban, they confide in two captains of the Imperial Guard and two idylls begin through the screens of their suite. Determined to win their freedom, they run away through the chamber of screens despite the vigilance of the magic mirror holders. â€¦