What Mei wants is a simple relationship with someone who loves her dearly. However, fate decides otherwise. After a failed marriage and an immoral affair with a married man, she gives up on life because of one setback after another. For the past decade, she has barely survived with her mentally disabled son, Diku, and her dementia mother. But when she bumps again into her ex-husband, Zhi-yuan, her life is no longer quiet. His glove puppetry saves her show. She feels as if she is about to get the happiness that she wants. However, the success of her show has incurred her rival's displeasure. The show is forced to be canceled. In the meantime, an accident kills Zhi-yuan, which makes her so depressed that she intends to end her miserable life. While standing by the sea, Mei finally realizes that she has in fact got what she has been searching for. Therefore, she runs back home to try to prevent an imminent tragedy from happening.
What Mei wants is a simple relationship with someone who loves her dearly. However, fate decides otherwise.