During the Western Han Dynasty, an eight-year-old Emperor Zhao of Han meets a girl Yunge (daughter of Huo Qubing and Jin Yu from Ballad of the Desert), who rescued him from the cold of the desert. They make a promise to find each other when they grow up. Ten years later, Yun Ge is now a beautiful young woman, who could not forget the boy she saved. She ventures to find her Brother Ling who has also not forgotten her after all these years.
However, she mistakens Liu Xun for Brother Liu Fuling when she sees a memento that Liu Fuling also has. Heartbroken that Liu Xun already has Xu Pingjun, she tries to let go. Yun Ge later meets a handsome Meng Jue, only later to find herself embroiled in a power struggles within the imperial palace. She later realizes Liu Fuling is actually the man that she has been searching for all along. By then, she had already fallen for Meng Jue.
Title: Song in the Clouds (Love Yunge from the Desert)