The Duke of Mount Deer (1984) is a Hong Kong TV series adapted from Louis Cha (Jin Yong)’s novel The Deer and the Cauldron, produced by TVB and starring Andy Lau and Tony Leung.
Set in the beginning of the Qing dynasty, a rebellious group which still holds sacred the bloodline of the Ming dynasty plans to overthrow the Qing dynasty. Meanwhile, Kang Xi is a young emperor trying to gain actual control of his position.
The story follows a young man named Wei Siu Bo. By coincidence, he is taken into the palace by a powerful eunich and accidentally makes friends with the emperor. He also finds himself made into the disciple of Chen Jing Nan, the leader of the rebels. Throughout his adventures, he encounters seven beauties with whom he falls in love with or manages to get himself involved with, one after another. And also, he finds himself in greater dilemma trying to keep both emperor and his Si Fu, Chen Jing Nan, from knowing his relationship with the other and also at the same time trying to remain loyal to both. —Dramawiki Continue reading “The Duke of Mount Deer (1984) / Early Kangxi Period”