: Qinglong is the best of the Jingyiwei, or Brocade Guards, an elite force of assassins picked up from street orphans and trained in cruel combats since early childhood. Every Jingyiwei is master of the 14 Blades, eight being for torture, five for killing and the last blade reserved for suicide when a mission failed.
Qinglong is assigned to steal from Imperor's Chief Adviser who is accused of treason the complete list of Imperor's betrayers. During the mission Qinglong realizes that he is used to steal not betrayers list, but Imperial Seal to usurp the throne. Having been labeled a traitor, betrayed by own brother-in-arms, wounded, Qinglong barely escapes with his life. Now as the most wanted man in the land, Qinglong, a true Jingyiwei, must seek out who is behind the conspiracy and restore the Emperor to power.
- estimated budget of $20 million