Chinese title: 鬼吹灯之精绝古城
English title: Candle in the Tomb, Ghost Blows Out the Light, Gui Cui Deng Zhi Jing Jue Gu Cheng
Shirley Yang (Joe Chen) is an archaeologist who grew up in the United States. When she learns that her father has disappeared while exploring tombs, she returns to China to try to find her missing father. She meets Hu Ba Yi (Jin Dong), a tomb raider who learned the art of feng shui from an antique book that he inherited from his family and now has specialized knowledge of tomb configuration. When Ba Yi and his partner fall victim to a curse, they team up with Shirley to help her track down her missing father in the hopes of finding clues at will help them to undo the curse. As they embark on on an exploration of the “ghost cave” in the Taklamakan Desert in northwest China, why does Ba Yi and his group get the feeling that they are falling into someone’s elaborate trap? “Candle in the Tomb” is a 2016-2017 Chinese web drama series. It is based on the Chinese web novel “Ghost Blows Out the Light” written by Zhang Muye under the pseudonym The Ruler Under Heavens.