Ji Gang, the ruthless, cunning head of the Eastern Depot has never failed before. Can he find a man lost in the mist of time and kill him? With time against him, a secret, powerful network protecting the lost emperor, and an escape plan way beyond his imagination, this mission could be his downfall.
Déjà vu. Zhao Qi is summoned to rescue Jianwen again after delivering the fugitive emperor to safety eighteen years ago. The chief bodyguard seeks those loyal to Jianwen for one last mission. Except this time, he realises that besides loyalty, his teammates have a different agenda. Can he trust them with his life and the emperor’s as they play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with the empire’s deadliest assassins?
A tale based on the mystery surrounding the fate of the Jianwen Emperor after the civil war of 1402, The Emperor’s Prey is a story of loyalty between friends, courage to love and freedom from injustice.