君子國中大將楚霸天，功高震主，適值平南凱旋，霸天竟逼國王賜封王爵，復要求與瓊花公主成婚。公主素厭其人，故避而不見，與侍婢春花郊外遊玩，豈料中途遇盜，幸得壯士張劍秋相救，兩人一見鍾情。霸天目睹當時情景，心中不禁生妒。劍秋心念公主，一夜與家僕傻福偷入宮闈與公主相見，英雄美人喁喁細語，難捨難離。霸天興兵包圍後宮，擒劍秋囚於王府密室，以劍秋生命要脅公主，以十日為期，舉行婚禮。劍秋幸得山中各義士相救，扮作侍婢( 改名金枝 )潛入宮闈，喜見公主真情不二，誓言必有方法將霸天收拾。翌日大婚之期，霸天與公主拜堂，揭開羅巾竟是傻福所扮，劍秋趕至，霸天與其下屬大戰劍秋及山中義士，霸天不敵，劍秋與公主有情人終成眷屬。
The Knight Errant’s Adventure in the Palace / Enamored Knight Errant’s Adventure in the Palace
Chu Batian is a domineering general in Junzi State whose achievements overshadow the king’s. Returned from a victorious war in the south, he forces the king to make him prince and demands to marry PrincessQionghua. Having always disliked Chu, the princess refuses to meet with him and instead goes sightseeing in the country with her maid Chunhua. The princess and maid meet a bandit on the way but are saved by knight errant Zhang Jianqiu. The princess and Zhang fall in love at first sight. Chuwitnesses their romance and becomes jealous.
Missing the princess, Zhang sneaks into the palace to meet her, aided by his servant Shafu. The lovers exchange sweet words and decide they cannot bear to part. Chu orders his troops to besiege the palace, captures Zhang, and confines him in a secret chamber. The general also threatens to killZhang if the princess does not marry him within ten days.
Zhang dresses as a maid and sneaks into the palace after heroes from the mountains have saved him. Pleased to see that the princess is steadfast in her love,Zhang vows to capture Chu. When lifting the veil of his bride on the wedding day, Chu finds himself staring at the male servant. Zhang arrives with the heroes from the mountains and engages in a fierce battle with Chu and his troops. Chu is finally beaten, and Zhangmarries the princess.