What can a group of idealists do to stop rampant political corruption during the Ming Dynasty? When the Eastern Depot Minister, Wei Zhongxian, comes into power, he sends Ye Hong Ying (Vincent Jiao/Jiao En Jun), a trained killer, to go after Gu Ren Yuan (Yang Zhi Wen) and the activists of the Donglin Academy for being part of a movement to end his influence over the Emperor. Yang Dong Qing (Qi Fang) is a dancer who also involved and on the run. With the help of Ma Shang Fei (Hong Jian Tao) and Hua Yi (Wang Si Yi), Dong Qing helps Ren Yuan escape from Hong Ying’s dangerous clutches. But a series of events convinces Hong Ying that Ren Yuan and their new allies are on the right side of the law and decides to join them to overthrow his evil lord. Can they succeed in restoring justice to the land? “A Swordsman in Wilderness” is a 2011 Chinese drama series directed by Lee Han Tao.