During the Ching Dynasty; cruelty and greed oppressed the people. Prince Yun Ching; seeking to shore up his rule; has tried to make alliance with old master Wu. But; this great martial arts fighter who perfected "The Flying Guillotines" is reluctant to ally himself with such an evil man. Meanwhile; the monks of Shaolin Temple and a young fighter called Sun are looking for a sacred book stolen by the rince. These terrible forces meet in a stunning battle during which Sun makes a shattering discovery. For him; the struggle has just begun.