No of Episodes: 261
Author: 千山茶客 (Qiān Shān Chá Kè)
Female Voice: 雨轩 (Yu Xuan)
If you like 重生之将门毒后 (Chóng Shēng Zhī Jiàng Mén Dú Hòu) – Rebirth of the Malicious Empress of Military Lineage, you will like this story. It was written by the same author. As compared to the Military Empress. Di Nu Hou Fei has more brutal scenes.
Jiang Ruan (FL) in her past life, bullied and abandoned by her family. FL got tricked to replace her stepsister (Jiang Su Su) to enter the palace. FL thought the 8th Prince loves her but after the 8th Prince ascended the throne, he accused FL of killing the Emperor. FL thought the 8th Prince rescued her when she left the prison, not knowing that she will end in tragedy. FL’s four limbs got amputated and forced to see the Prime Minister Li raped her adopted son, Pei Er. Pei Er is the 13th Prince and his mother was a slave and died during childbirth. The Emperor asked FL to look after Pei Er. FL and Pei Er became very close and each other emotional support in the palace. FL swore if she ever lives again, she will take revenge against those that hurt and betrayed her.
FL’s mother (Zhao Mei) was the first wife of Jiang Quan. Jiang Quan is an opportunist. He married Zhao Mei thinking that he can get her family’s support. Zhao Mei’s parents disowned Zhao Mei. Jiang Quan married another woman called Xia Yan. Zhao Mei gave birth to Jiang Quan’s first son and named him Jiang Xin Zhi and then a daughter and called her Jiang Ruan (FL). Xia Yan also gave birth to two kids ie. Jiang Chao and Jiang Su Su. Jiang Quan loves Xia Yan and treated her like she was his main wife. Besides Zhao Mei and Xia Yan, Jiang Quan has 4 other concubines.
After the death of Zhao Mei, Jiang Xin Zhi joined the military. FL accused of bringing bad luck to her family hence sent to stay in the village. FL was 6 years old at that time. FL stayed at the village for 5 years. The caretaker (Zhang Lan) abused FL. FL jumped into the pond when Zhang Lan’s son tried to molest her. When FL woke up, her personality took 360-degree change.
FL took revenge against Zhang Lan and her son. FL plotted to return to the Jiang’s Mansion. FL met ML (Xiao Shao) in a temple on her way back to the capital. They met again at the Shen Residence during a party. FL told ML the secret places in the Shen Minister where he could find what he was looking for.
FL started to plot the downfall of the Jiang’s family. Jiang Su Su injured her own face while trying to harm FL but her plot got thwarted. FL’s reputation increased. FL helped Liu Min passed the government exam to get the 1st place. Liu Min became the Grand Tutor after that. FL also helped Monk Hui Que get promoted as Head of Religion. FL also managed to prevent her brother from getting killed.
During a party, Xia Yan and Jiang Su Su plotted to tarnish FL’s reputation but in return, Jiang Su Su fell into her own trap. FL’s plan got affected when ML helped to settle the matter for Jiang Su Su. Ever since that incident, FL considered ML as her enemy.
ML met FL 5 years ago when he got injured during a mission. ML thought Jiang Su Su was the little girl who saved him hence he repay the deed by helping Jiang Su Su. ML found out his mistake later. Ever since he knows FL was his life saviour, he extended unconditional help to FL.
FL attracted the attention of Yi De Empress Dowager and agreed to go with her to live 3 years at the Royal Temple. When FL returned to the capital, she was given the title of Hong An Princess. Jiang Xin Zhi left for another battle and ML left the capital on a mission to Nan Qiang Country.
Xia Yan was pregnant. Once again, Xia Yan tried to harm FL but her plan got backfired instead. Xia Yan lost her baby and blamed FL. Xia Yan got accused of adultery. When Jiang Li (FL’s stepsister) and her husband plotted with the 3rd prince to drug FL with an aphrodisiac, ML came to save FL. FL took revenge against Jiang Li. Jiang Li woke up the next day with two naked men on her bed. Her husband and 3rd Prince. Jiang Li killed herself at last.
Jiang Li’s mother (Er Yi Niang) brainwashed by Jiang Dan (FL’s 4th Stepsister) that Jiang Li’s death caused by FL. Er Yi Niang killed Old Madam Jiang and blamed it on FL. Er Yi Niang’s plan got backfired. FL destroyed Er Yi Niang’s family and another official who happened to be Er Yi Niang’s boyfriend during her younger times.
FL went into a difficult situation when news came to say that her brother (Jiang Xin Zhi) got defeated at the border and went missing. ML asked the Empress Dowager to bestow FL to him. ML wanted to protect FL. The 8th Prince Xuan Li also wanted to use the situation to force FL to come to him for help. Xuan Li got angry when his plan did not turn up as planned.
He Yi Princess has been in love with ML for a long time. He Yi Princess jealous when she heard that ML wanted FL as his wife and plotted to harm FL. He Yi Princess overheard the conversation between Xuan Li (8th Prince) and Xuan Lang (4th prince). Xuan Lang became Xuan Li’s spy getting close to the crown prince. Xuan Lang killed He Yi Princess and passed the blame to FL. Xuan Lang killed himself in the prison when the truth got discovered. Xuan Lang’s mother, Xian consort also killed herself after that.
Jiang Quan arranged for Jiang Dan to enter the palace for the consort selection.
ML told FL that he is leaving for the war with Tian Jin Guo. ML wanted FL protected through the announcement of their engagement while he was away.
Jiang Su Su asked Hong Ying (Jiang Quan’s 5th wife) to help her to enter the Jing Ying Wang Fu as ML’s concubine. Since the death of Xia Yan and Er Yi Ning, Hong Ying has been in charge of the Jiang’s household. Even though FL has helped Hong Ying in the past, Hong Ying decided not to associate with FL because of Jiang Quan. In addition, FL knows that her pregnancy was fake.
When FL went to the royal temple with the Empress Dowager, Jiang Su Su also left to stay at the family temple away from the capital. Jiang Su Su learned how to use black magic to treat the scars on her face. Jiang Su Su thought that she can use black magic to seduce ML.
ML did not submit to Jiang Su Su’s seduction and hit Jiang Su Su instead. When FL got to know Jiang Su Su’s plot, she threw the almost naked Jiang Su Su out of the Wang Fu. Jiang Quan sent Jiang Su Su to a nunnery but Jiang Su Su ran away. Jiang Su Su caught by the mountain bandit and got raped. When Jiang Chao found Jiang Su Su, he killed her when he realised that Jiang Su Su has no more use to him and will only bring humiliation to him.
Jiang Chao told Xia Yan about Jiang Su Su’s death. Jiang Chao blamed Xia Yan for all the humiliation that she brought to them. The next day, Xia Yan was found dead in her room.
Jiang Dan entered the palace and with her careful schemes, she managed to attract the Emperor and became one of his favourites.
FL stayed at Jin Yin Wang Fu when ML went to fight with Tian Jin Guo. Jiang Xin Zhi got abducted by the Nan Qiang soldiers pretended to be Tian Jin soldiers. One of the spies found the letter written by FL to Jiang Xin Zhi telling him what would happen in the battle. The Nan Qiang wanted to find out who wrote the letter but Jiang Xin Zhi refused to say despite being tortured. Jiang Xin Zhi got saved at last. ML won the war and rushed home to reunite with FL.
In the capital, Xuan Li plotted to get rid of FL while ML was away. His plan got backfired. Jiang Chao and the Xia family perished at last.
ML and FL married after ML got back to the capital. The next day, they went to the palace to see the Empress Dowager. ML got called away for a discussion with the Emperor. FL bumped into Jiang Dan on her way out of the palace. Jiang Dan hinted about FL’s past life. FL fainted in the horse carriage. It was later diagnosed that FL got poisoned. FL became delirious muttering what she encountered in her past life.
ML took FL to see his master. Many years ago, his master (Mr Ba Qi) has told ML that he will meet a girl who came back for revenge and to repay a good deed. ML asked Mr Ba Qi to save FL. After FL recovered and while playing a chess game with Mr Ba Qi. Mr Ba Qi encouraged FL to tell ML her secret as he believes that ML would not mind her history.
FL and ML returned to the capital. FL set a trap to catch the person who poisoned her. It was Bai Zhi, her personal maid. Bai Zhi told FL that she has always been Xia Yan’s spy. Bai Zhi said she received a threat message to poison FL in return for her family’s safety. Bai Zhi killed herself after she was found out.
ML asked FL to go meet with Xuan Pei. Xuan Pei said he has also gone through the rebirth just like FL. Xuan Pei told FL that in his past life, Bai Zhi escaped with him through the secret passage. Bai Zhi got killed halfway. Xuan Pei killed by Li Dong. After the rebirth, Xuan Pei pretended weakly but in reality, he has started to plan to take revenge against Xuan Li.
The true identity of ML’s birth slowly revealed in the story. ML is actually the son of the previous crown prince (the Emperor’s older brother). The Emperor indirectly caused the death of ML’s parents and his adopted parents.
The Emperor was dying soon. He wrote two imperial edicts to pass his throne to Xuan Pei and ML. FL took away one of the edicts and used herself as a bait to get the Nan Qiang enemy hidden in the city to abduct her. The imperial edict with ML’s name got destroyed. Xuan Li thought the imperial edict that got destroyed has Xuan Pei’s name hence started to instigate his people in the government to submit a proposal to promote him as the next Emperor. His plan got backfired when another imperial edict was announced. Xuan Li revolted after that.
FL found out she was pregnant during the abduction. FL managed to escape with the help of a maid who has revenge against Xuan Li. FL hide in a village telling her saviour that her husband has tried to kill her.
Xuan Pei ascended the throne. ML searched everywhere for FL. ML caught the Nan Qiang General and told that FL has died but ML did not believe him. ML got a lead when he received news that one of FL’s jewellery appeared in a small town. By the time ML got to the village, FL was in the midst of labour. FL gave birth to a twin boy and girl.
Qi Man, the Nan Qiang princess who caused the death of ML’s parents has hidden in Jiang’s family as Jiang Quan 1st concubine for many years. Qi Man tried to kill FL’s babies but stopped by Xuan Li. Xuan Li told FL that he had a dream where he was the emperor and how he makes use of FL. Xuan Li told FL that he truly loves her in his past life. FL ignored Xuan Li. Qi Man and Xuan Li died at last.