The Dragon Slaying Saber is the most powerful, he will rule "all under heaven". Less the Heaven Sword appears, none will be his match. - with these cryptic words, people from the martial arts world begun the search for the two powerful weapons. Eventually, the Dragon Saber was found, and a small war begun for the possession of it.
Zhang Wuji was born during the strife that followed the search for the Dragon Saber. As a young boy he was wounded by a cold palm technique forcing him to go on a perilous journey around the chaotic realm of the Yuan Dynasty in search for a cure. Stumbling upon a hidden valley, he was able to find rest and at the same time, would discover the treasure that would cure his wound and help him in his renewed quest to resolve the conflict caused by the Dragon Saber.
This is the third book of the Condor Hero Trilogy. Also included is The Legend of the Condor Hero and The Return of the Condor Hero .