Once a student at the Academy of Fine Arts, young artist Shen Yi had all of the skills required to become a great painter. But when an impromptu commission lands Shen Yi in the middle of a police case gone wrong, his entire life gets flipped upside down. Seven years later, Shen Yi hopes he can find a way to make amends by taking a job as the Criminal Investigation Unit’s new portraitist.
As the long-time friend of the officer killed in the incident involving Shen Yi, Captain Du Cheng is anything but welcoming when Shen Yi joins the team. Laying heavy blame on the artist for the death of his friend, Du Cheng refuses to accept Shen Yi and as such, does everything he can to make his life miserable. Working together to solve cases, Du Cheng and Shen Yi find themselves becoming a formidable force. But will the combined skill of this duo be enough to solve the mystery which still surrounds the death of Du Cheng’s oldest friend?