Li Wei became a widow at the early age of 20 and ascended the throne to become the Empress Dowager.
However, she had yet to fully settle on her throne before the prince regent sought to usurp the throne, and overthrow her.
The coup works and she dies. However, she is able to open her eyes again, but this time, the empress finds herself in a strange time. Empress Li, welcome to the year 1990!