On Xia Liao Street, in Quan Zhou city, a gang of bandits harassed a woman. Chen Ze and his group came by and helped her. Chen Ze and the woman got married afterwards. Chen then joined the party of Zheng Zhi Long, who taught him how to do business. Zheng realized that the Ming Dynasty would soon collapse, so he surrendered to the Ching Dynasty. However, he was imprisoned. Chen started his life on the sea by following Zheng’s family army.
The war continued and Zheng Cheng-Gong ran out of food and money. Taking the advice of He Bin, Zheng planned to expel the Dutchmen from Da Yuan, where they were going to build a new base.
After coming to Da Yuan, a political rival of Chen Ze persuaded Zheng Jing to send him to battle on the sea. Chen fought to the last minute and won the battle. He kept his body upright and waited until the ship moored and then he blacked out. Somehow he seemed to be able to hear those caring words from Guo Rui, and he never came back…