Emperor Qikun unexpectedly dies from an assassination, leaving the four vassal states under his empire to divide the central territory and declare themselves as individual rulers. The struggle for power eventually rages wars among the four states. Murong Li, a victim amid the chaos, poses as a vagrant flute-player after his kingdom was destroyed and infiltrates the states to exact his plan for revenge. Little did he know that he would soon be entangled in a love affair that challenges the wits and loyalties of those involved while uncovering the secrets behind their swords... *Currently updating! Add/follow to be notified on new chapters!* This is a fix-it fanfiction of the 2016-17 Chinese webdrama Men with Sword 刺客列传. **This story features male characters in romantic relationships. Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence, mild language, and sexual content. #3 webdrama, #15 political, #35 ancientchina ************** I do not own any of the characters, names, or pictures. If you have any issues, please contact me and I will gladly take them down. This is purely fanwork. Any original ideas or concepts not present in the original source are owned by me. Do not reuse or reproduce without permission.