The story took place in a small village of southern China in 1965, three high school students Zhong Shisheng, Chen Shuying and Zhang Zhenshan were preparing for the college entrance examination which is the only opportunity for changing their destiny. At the crucial period, Zhong Shisheng had to give up the examination resulting from his father’s unexpected death, Chen Shuying who deeply loved Zhong Shuying thus failed the examination. When Chen Shuying’s parents were anxious about her future, Zhang Zhenshan who loved Chen Shuying secretly got a quota for her to be a teacher, one time Chen Shuying was raped by drunk Zhang Zhensheng and was forced to marry him. Chen Shuying felt ashamed not to meet Zhong Shisheng again. Ten years passed, knowing the resumption of the college entrance examination, Chen Shuying who had been a mother but decided to escape her miserable marriage and take the exam again. Meanwhile, Zhong Shishan made the same decision, finally the long-lost lovers acquired the entrance admission of the same college, in spite of continuous undermining by Zhang Zhenshan, they successfully received the college admission notice letter, from that day, their destiny will change….