The Reunion by a White Hare
- ScreenwriterTong Tik-sang
The wind blows away Li Saam Noeng’s handkerchief and leads her to the stable, where she encounters the down-and-out Lau Chi Yuen. Regardless of Chi Yuen’s poverty, her father approves their marriage. However, instigated by his wife, Saam Noeng’s brother, Hung Yat forces Chi Yuen to divorce Saam Noeng after the death of their parents. This leads to the separation of the Li’s family. Hung Yat allocates the poor melon field to Saam Noeng as her share of their parents’ legacy. Unexpectedly, Chi Yuen gets a sword and a book on military strategy in the melon demon infested field and he determines to join the army. This leaves Saam Noeng no choice but to live with Hung Yat’s family. Being maltreated, Saam Noeng has to bite the umbilical cord off by herself in her delivery. Taking pity on his sister, Hung Shun volunteers to take the newborn baby to look for his father. Hung Shun arrives at Jiuzhou and reunites the father and son. Ngok Sau Ying, daughter of the Marshal, loves Chi Yuen but he loves his wife. Chi Yuen match Sau Ying with Hung Shun instead. Years later, Chi Yuen is ennobled and returns to his homeland with his son Ngau Ci Long. While hunting for a hare, Ngau Ci Long comes across Saam Noeng by a well. However, the mother and son don’t know each other. Learning Saam Noeng’s news from his son, Chi Yuen sets out to meet his wife and gives Saam Noeng a gold seal. Seeing Saam Noeng’s gold seal and Chi Yuen’s prestigious status, Hung Yat and his wife try hard to flatter them but are reproached by Chi Yuen. Ngau Ci Long reunites with his family finally.