Seven-Swords-locandinaIn the mid-17th century, the Manchus take over the sovereignty of China and establish the Qing Dynasty. While nationalistic sentiments start brewing within the ”jianghu” (martial artists’ community), the Qing government immediately imposes a ban forbidding the common people from practising martial arts.

The warlord Fire-Wind sees the new law as an opportunity for himself to make a fortune and he offers to help the government execute the new rule. Greedy, cruel and immoral, Fire-Wind ravages northwest China with his army, killing thousands of fighters as well as innocent civilians. His next goal is to attack Martial Village, which houses a large number of martial artists…