This is the recap of Princess Silver Chinese Drama Episode 1, Rong Le wakes up and is told that she is the princess of Daqi, and she has to marry to Li Prince. But when she arrives at Beilin, Li Prince doesn’t pick her up as he heard that she is ugly.
Princess Silver Chinese Drama Recap: Episode 1
Note: From here on out there are specific plot spoilers for Princess Silver Chinese Drama Episode 1.
The princess Rong Le drives the horse in the dark. A group of men in black chases her and shoots her with the crossbow. She avoids it and kicks away the assassin when he intends to catch her. She gets off her horse and flees to the bamboo forest. The men in black arrive and pull out their swords. She kills all of them with her sword and walks through the bamboo forest.
But the chief of the men in black shows up behind her. She jumps to attack him. But her attacks are useless to him. So she intends to flee. But he grabs her foot and takes her down. He asks her where she thinks she can flee to. She passes out.
The maid Leng Yue thrills to report to emperor Rong Qi that princess woke up. He walks to Rong Le and blames her for leaving palace even if she didn’t want to get married. He asks her if she’s satisfied that she’s injured. He tries to touch her. But she’s vigilant to ask who he is and where the place is.
The servant thinks Doctor Liu is right that princess was hurt in her head and she lost her memory. But Rong Le tells them that she doesn’t know what they’re talking about. Rong Qi tells her that the place is the palace of Xi Qi and she’s the princess Rong Le. The servant brings the medicine soup to Rong Qi.
Rong Qi comforts Rong Le that her remember will be back if she drinks the medicine soup. But she refuses to drink it. He agrees to it and tells her to have a rest. She turns over the medicine pot before he leaves. The servant Xiao Xunxi intends to pick up the pieces. Rong Qi stops him and picks it up in person. He promises her that he will try his best to help her get her memory back. He tells the maid to leave letting princess have a good rest.
Rong Le walks to the mirror and looks at herself. She tries to remember something, but has a headache. She sees the callus on her palm.
Rong Le goes out and asks Leng Yue if she’s lived in the place. Leng Yue admits it and tells Rong Le that Rong Qi dotes on her because she’s his only younger sister. She adds that Rong Qi would come to see her no matter how busy he was. Rong Le catches the chance to flee. But she’s stopped by the maids who pay their respect to her.
Rong Le asks the maids if she’s really the princess. The maids get on knees. Leng Yue arrives and asks Rong Le if she’s fine. Rong Le runs away again. She runs into Rong Qi. He smiles to tell her that he promised to help her get her memory back.
Rong Qi tells Rong Le not to be reckless like before. He tells her that the place she liked most. He adds that she liked to make tea and taste tea there, and her tea art skill was outstanding. He tells her to try it. She makes the tea and hands it over to him. He tastes it and smiles. He tells her to taste the tea as well.
Rong Le drinks the tea and smiles. Rong Qi thinks she keeps the habit even if she lost her memory. He comforts her that everything will be fine. He gives the three pastries to her, and tells her that she liked them most. He asks her to taste it. But she puts the pastry down. He tells her it’s fine and plays the song she liked most.
Rong Qi tells Rong Le that she always asked him to play the song for her. He says that he thought it’s the most happiest time for them that they made tea and played music there.
Rong Le finds the poem in the book, and copies it. She wonders why the handwriting are so different. Leng Yue brings the medicine soup to princess, and tells her to drink it. Rong Le hands over the poem to Leng Yue and asks if it was written by her. Leng Yue returns the poem to Rong Le, and tells her that she saw her writing it.
Leng Yue tells Rong Le to drink the medicine soup. But Rong Le wants to drink it later. Masked Queen arrives. Leng Yue gets Rong Le to get on knees. Masked Queen orders the maids to arrest Rong Le. Rong Le takes them off and asks why she wants to arrest her. Masked Queen tells Rong Le that she needs to go to Bei Lin because the alliance is done.
Rong Qi is on knees to wait for Masked Queen. He explains that Rong Le broke the rule because she lost her memory. But she points out that Rong Le needs to get married even if she lost her memory. But he wants to delay the marriage because Rong Le is still sick. She says that the army of Chen Kingdom arrives in the border, and they cannot deal with the enemy because of the civil unrest.
Masked Queen reminds Rong Qi that Da Qi is going to be ruined, and thinks Chen Kingdom will retreat if they can unite Bei Lin. She adds that she is confused why he cannot make decision. He claims that he will get a way to deal with the war of Chen Kingdom. He adds that he needs to think about the marriage because Rong Le was hurt and lost memories.
Masked Queen thinks Rong Qi did it for Rong Le. She tells Rong Le that she can kill her since she could forgive her and give the title of “Princess” to her. Rong Qi is against it. Masked Queen says that she will put the poisonous wine on the table. She asks him if he lets Rong Le sit the wedding sedan to Bei Lin or sees her body seven days later. She tells him to make the decision himself.
Rong Qi walks in the palace and calls Rong Le. She’s vigilant to ask him what he wants to do. He comforts her that he will never let her marry to Bei Lin, and promises to take her to go out of palace.
Rong Le and Rong Qi sit in the carriage. He tells her not to be scared. He adds that he will take her to a place, and thinks she will understand it when she arrives there.
Rong Le walks in the house and sees the statues. She picks one of the statues and remembers something. Rong Qi tells her that she had stayed there for some days and she liked the place. She puts down the statue and takes out the poem. He recites the poem. She is surprised and asks him why he knew it. He asks her if she suspected the handwriting wasn’t written by her. She nods. He tells her to follow him.
Rong Le sees the handwriting on the wall, and thinks it’s similar to her handwriting. But Rong Qi tells her that the handwriting is written by him. He reveals she liked his handwriting and always copied it. She admits that she’s familiar to the cabin, and asks why she’s unfamiliar to the imperial palace since she grew up from imperial palace.
Rong Qi tells Rong Le that she grew up from cold palace, and her mom was a beauty with low status. He adds that she was sent to cold palace because she offended Emperor. But she was in pregnancy at that time, and she gave birth to Rong Le after 8 months later. Rong Le learns the reason why Masked Queen was cruel to her.
Rong Qi reveals something happened to Masked her, and her face was hurt. He adds that her nature was changed. He grabs Rong Le’s palm and tells her that the maid taught her some martial arts in the cold palace. Rong Le thinks she’s not a princess because there’re so many thick cocoons on her palm.
Rong Qi tells Rong Le that she promised to protect him if someone bullies him when they encountered. She asks him why he didn’t tell him. He explains that he didn’t want her to know the unhappy things. He says that he didn’t expect that she suspected him because of it. He tells her to believe in her heart as all of things are fake.
Rong Qi tells Rong Le to believe that he’s the one who wants her to get happiness most in the world. She nods. He gives her the flower she liked most. The assassins break into and attack Rong Le. Rong Qi is hurt for protecting Rong Le. Rong Le defeats all of the assassins and goes to see Rong Qi. He spits blood.
Rong Le asks Rong Qi what happened to him. He says that he’s fine. Xiao Sha runs to Rong Qi and wants to escort him to palace. But Rong Qi tells Xiao Sha to escort Rong Le first.
Rong Qi passes out in the carriage. Rong Le tells Xiao Sha to return to palace. The doctors treat Rong Qi. Masked Queen tells Rong Le that Rong Qi risked his life to send her out of the palace for making her happy. She adds that he was assassinated by the spies of Chen Kingdom. She asks her if she’s satisfied.
Masked Queen orders to take away Xiao Sha to hit him with 80 rods. He thanks her for the grace of not killing him. Rong Le wants to go to see Rong Qi. But Masked Queen stops her, and tells her to follow her to go out of the palace.
Masked Queen walks Rong Le and tells her to take a look at the weak soldiers. She thinks it sends them to die if they let them face the tiger and wolf army of Chen Kingdom. Rong Le asks Masked Queen if they have to fight if she doesn’t marry to Bei Lin. Masked Queen admits it, and wishes Rong Le to have life to see Rong Qi’s head hanging on the city wall.
Rong Le takes care of Rong Qi, and he wakes up. She smiles and intends to feed him the medicine soup. He asks her why she wanted to come back, and thinks it’s uneasy to go out of palace. She tells him to drink the medicine soup.
The men in black hunt Rong Le through the prairie. She flees into the bamboo forest and kills most of them. But the alive one subdues and thinks she cannot run away. The maid Leng Yue thrills to tell Emperor Rong Qi that the Princess woke up.
He thinks Rong Le shouldn’t run away from palace even if she didn’t want to get married, and is close to her. But Rong Le is startled to ask who he is. The eunuch thinks princess hurt her head and lost memory. Rong Qi tells Rong Le that she is the princess of Xiqi, and asks her to take medicine.
But she rejects it and breaks the medicine pot. Rong Yi picks up the pieces in person and promises her to get her memory back. Rong Le wonders why she remembers nothing and asks herself who she is while looking at the mirror, and spots the callus.
Leng Yue tells Rong Le that Rong Qi dotes her, but Rong Le runs away. Rong Le realizes that she is really a princess when people bow to her, and runs into Rong Qi. He takes her to the tea room, and reveals her tea ceremony no one can overcome.
He asks her to taste the tea she made, and she smiles. He thinks she has kept her liking even if she lost her memory. He asks her to taste the snack she liked, but she refuses it. So he plays zither for her. The masked lady, Queen arrives to ask her women to arrest Rong Le.
She tells Rong Le that she has no choice but to marry to Beilin. Rong Yi is on knees and tells Queen that Rong Le lost her memory. He offers to delay the wedding, but Queen points out that the army of Chen State arrives. She thinks they can defeat Chen State if Rong Le marries to Beilin.
Rong Qi wants to think about it when Rong Le lost her memory. Queen tells Rong Le that she could forgive her and give title of princess to her, and she can make her die without burying place. She offers to drink poisonous wine herself after 7 days, and asks Rong Qi to make the decision.
Rong Le is startled when Rong Qi steps in, but he tells her that he wants to help her flee. He takes her to the house, and she picks up the statue. She takes out the note she wrote, and he thinks she doubts the handwriting wasn’t made by her.
He takes her to see the text, and reveals she liked to imitate his handwriting. She asks him why she is unfamiliar to imperial palace, and he says that her mother gave birth to her at the cold palace. Rong Le realizes that this is why Queen is cruel to her.
Rong Qi reveals Queen’s temper changed after her face was injured. He touches Rong Le’s thick callus, and tells her that she learned some martial arts at cold palace. He tells her that she wanted to protect him if someone bullied him, and he doesn’t expect that she would suspect him.
He tells her he is the one who wants her to get happiness, and gives the flowers she liked. But the assassins attack them, and Rong Yi is injured for protecting Rong Le. She killed all of the assassins, and Rong Yi vomits blood. The man wants to send Rong Qi to palace, but Rong Qi asks to send Rong Le first.
Rong Qi passes out in the carriage, and Rong Le tells Xiao Sha to return to palace. Queen asks Rong Le if she is satisfied with Rong Qi getting assassinated, and asks to punish Xiao Sha. Queen takes Rong Le to see the weak soldiers, and thinks they ask for death when fighting with Chen State.
She threatens her that Rong Qi’s head will be cut and hang on the wall. Rong Qi asks Rong Le why she returned, and thinks it’s hard to go out of palace. But she only feeds him the medicine. The minister wants to marry his daughter to Beilin if Rong Qi doesn’t want to sacrifice Rong Le.
Rong Yi is furious and thinks he shouldn’t get the peace with a woman’s life. Rong Le reminds them that she is the princess of Daqi, and decides to marry to Beilin. She comforts Rong Qi and asks him to taste her tea. He gets the medicine for her, and tells her it’s good for getting her memory back. She drinks it.
Leng Yue thrills to show the wedding dress to Rong Le and thinks she can return when Xiqi is strong. She thinks everywhere is same to her since she is a slave. Rong Le tells Leng Yue not to treat herself as slave. Rong Qi walks Rong Le and gives the jade pendant to her. He wishes the jade pendant can protect her for him.
He tells Xiao Sha to protect Rong Le, and Xiao Sha is on knees and promises to protect princess. Rong Qi is in tears to see off Rong Le. Lian Xin tells Leng Yue that the Li Prince is very handsome, but Leng Yue wonders why Li Prince still didn’t get married.
Rong Le remembers Rong Qi told her that Li Prince is very smart. Leng Yue tells Rong Le not to take off the mask after wearing it. Xiao Sha suspects the sincerity of Daqi since Li Prince didn’t pick up Rong Le. The envoy explains that Li Prince has a business to do and delays.
Chen Prince arrives and mentions Rong Le’s looks is ugly, but he thinks her voice is sweet. Rong Le lets Leng Yue take away the gauze, and thinks Chen Prince was overpraised to her. He thinks she knows her position, and tells that nobody can convince Li Prince if he doesn’t want to pick up Rong Le.
The bodyguard arrives and tells that Emperor summons Rong Le. Crown Prince wonders why Rong Le wears a mask, and she tells him that the mask will be taken down by groom in the wedding day. The man informs Emperor that Li Prince cannot arrive because he is rest.
Emperor threatens Chen Prince to watch imperial tomb if he cannot take Li Prince to the court. Chen Prince has to take his brother to arrive.