Case #11: Execution of the Prince
This series starts with a prince ordered the guards to kindap a mother of a kid he saw on the street. The kid hid in the barrow and saw the guards killing his whole family. A kid and his sister saw Judge Bao’s sedan chair passed by. The kid stared at Zhan Zhao and got scared of the guards. Judge Bao asked the guards to stop the sedan chair and check around. Judge Bao has a strange quiet feeling. A captain covered the guards. The two red guards found it suspicious and saw a box of cabbage. The captain told Judge Bao the cabbages became expired so he ordered the guards to throw them. Judge Bao called it a ridiculous story. Judge Bao asked the red guards to check the cabbages. The red guards found a man in side the basket of cabbage. Zhan Zhao saw Judge Bao taking care of the man in coma and asked him if he knows him. Judge Bao said strangers or not, he still have to care. At the court, Judge Bao asked the captain why does he have to poison a man’s life. The captain said he has a wife and kids and plead Judge Bao to not spank him. Judge Bao asked the captain how would the man he has beaten would stand being beaten up by him. Judge Bao asked the captain if someone has ordered him. The captain said the magistrate ordered him to do it. Judge Bao asked the captain how is the man in coma related. The captain said the magistrate ordered him to find the man in coma , and a wife and a kid which he couldn’t find.
The red guards asked the magistrate to come with him to Judge Bao. The magistrate asked the red guards to leave first then he’ll meet with Judge Bao. Zhan Zhao and the black guards stopped the sedan chair and search for the magistrate. Judge Bao told Zhan Zhao it is good that the magistrate is hiding since it means he is admitting he did it. Judge Bao said the kid is the crux of the problem. The kid ate noodles and saw Zhan Zhao and the guards and got scared and left with his sister. Zhan Zhao asked the stall owner if he seen a mother with a kid. In the cellar, Zhan Zhao asked the captain about the name of the mother and kid. The magistrate fought with the prince’s guards and left. The sister piggyback the son in the restaurant. Zhan Zhao and the guards chased the sister on the street. Zhan Zhao and the guards checked the restaurant. The magistrate hid in the room and put his hands on the kid’s mouth and hid under the table. The kid told the magistrate he saw the guards took his grandparents and killed them and he only have his sister. The red guards took the sister away.
The magistrate ate with the kid in a deserted house. Judge Bao asked the sister some questions. The sister teared up and glad to see Judge Bao. The sister cried and said she saw her whole family got killed. The sister told Judge Bao said she left the boy in this room and the two red guards were there. The boy tries to sneak out to find his sister. The magistrate told the kid tomorrow they will search for her. The kid cried and said his grandparents have been killed by the guards and the guards and took his mother away. The kid asked the magistrate to help him revenge.
Judge Bao showed the man in coma to the boy’s sister. Flashbacks of the guards took the man in coma while he was buying buns for her and the boy. Flashbacks of the boy’s mother being captured by the guards. At the court, a magistrate asked the boy to point the guard who kidnapped his mother. The sister told Judge Bao that the guard belongs to the prince. At the court, Judge Bao interrogated the sick magistrate. The magistrate said he’s retiring but didn’t receive the confirmation letter. Judge Bao asked the magistrate how did he get sick. The magistrate said the guard is a forbidden guard of the prince.
Judge Bao visits the prince and the king’s uncle. Judge Bao told the king’s uncle he came here to investigate the case of females being captured. Judge Bao told the King’s uncle that a guard has captured the females and the case is related to the prince. The prince said a kid’s statement isn’t reliable. Judge Bao asked the prince how did he know the witness was a kid. The prince said the sister blurted out. The magistrate sent a letter to Zhan Zhao that he has the kid. The kid asked the magistrate to help him revenge then he’ll let the sister marry him. The guards fought with the magistrate. The magistrate stood in front of the kid and plead the guards to not kill the kid. Zhan Zhao fought with the guards. Before he dies, the magistrate told the kid after he revenged, he should marry off his sister to Zhan Zhao.
Zhan Zhao took the kid to Judge Bao but the kid got freaked out. Judge Bao asked Zhan Zhao if the guards belonged to the prince. Zhan Zhao said before the magistrate died, he called the prince. The sister took the boy to the court but he got scared. Gongsun Ce asked Zhan Zhao to wear a causal outfit. Judge Bao ordered the four guards to change to their casual suit. The kid told Judge Bao he saw the guards killed off his grandparents and took away his mother. Flashbacks of the kid played hide and seek with his grandpa. He hid in the barrow and saw the guards killing his grandparent. The sister told Judge Bao that her master was invited by the prince to sew his clothes. The captain was surprised seeing a soldier from the prince’s court got arrested. In the cellar, The captain told Gongsun Ce that the soldier used to be a bandit and was protected by the prince. Judge Bao held the clothes that the prince sent to him which the sister’s master sewed. Judge Bao greets the prince. The prince told Judge Bao that the knife and the clothe is enough for the soldier to get beheaded. Judge Bao pleads the prince to judge this case in front of the sister. While the kid is playing with the lantern, Zhan Zhao told the kid he wants to let him know that not all guards are bad. The kid told Zhan Zhao that he only knows that he and Judge Bao are good guys. Some guards came. The kid got scared and ran into the kid. The guards brought the candles for the kid.
At the court, Judge Bao asked the soldier how is he related to the boy’s family and why does he has to kill them. The soldier said he fell for the female so he kidnapped them. The soldier told Judge Bao that the prince gave thim the clothes. The prince said the soldier stole this outfit. The soldier admit he kidnapped the females. At the court, the kid trembled and said the prince captured his mother.
Zhan Zhao encourage the sister to believe in Judge Bao. The sister asked Zhan Zhao if it is worth for her to sacrifice.The prince held a sword and pointed at the kid on sister and left. Zhan Zhao searchers for the sister. The sister sneaks in the prince’s room and took the mother out. The prince’s guard pointed a sword at the sister and the mom. Zhan Zhao pointed a sword at the prince’s bodyguard and gave him two option to die under his sword or to let the prince kill him. Zhan Zhao took the sister and mother to Judge Bao. Judge Bao told Zhan Zhao that how he rescued them in the prince’s room was very abrupt. The boy’s mother thanked the sister for saving her son. The man in coma wakes up. The man uttered for innocent. Judge Bao told Gongsun Ce he’s planning to pretending to be sick. Gongsun Ce told the king’s uncle that Judge Bao is sick. The imperial doctor checked the pulse for Judge Bao. Gongsun Ce told the king’s uncle that Judge Bao’s hand is cold. The king’s uncle read a letter from Judge Bao. Gongsun Ce told the king’s uncle that Judge Bao is sick. Gongsun Ce told Judge Bao that the king’s uncle seems suspicious after reading the letter. The mother worried for Judge Bao pretending to be sick to solve the case. Gongsun Ce asked Judge Bao to reconsider pretending to be sick. The black guards told Judge Bao they plan to sneak in the prince’s court to bring the prince.
Judge Bao greets the king’s uncle. The king’s uncle asked Judge Bao if he wants to pretend to be sick and retire. Judge Bao told the king’s uncle he was investigating the case and found evidence related to the prince. The king’s uncle asked Judge Bao if the prince is interfering him with the case. Judge Bao said the criminal that the prince submit isn’t the murderer. Judge Bao told the king’s uncle that he tries to summon the murderer to come to his court but he can’t. The king’s uncle asked Judge Bao if the killer is the prince. The king’s uncle doesn’t believe his nephew is that arrogant to be the killer. The king’s uncle asked Judge Bao what evidence does he have against the prince. The king’s uncle asked Judge Bao what if the prince doesn’t admit. The king’s uncle told Judge Bao he’s too much. The king’s uncle said the prince is related to him and the majesty while he is a good governor. Judge Bao told The king’s uncle he has to solve this case. The king’s uncle wants to bring Judge Bao to see the prince. Judge Bao wants the prince to come to his court. The king’s uncle told Judge Bao if he has evidence, then he will help him bring the prince to the court. The prince asked Judge Bao to think about it carefully. The king’s uncle told Judge Bao it is useless for him to plead him since he puts the laws on the top. The king’s uncle thought of the time he used to ask his nephew to study but he was lazy but he was smart. Judge Bao said the fault doesn’t lies on the manuels. Judge Bao told the king’s uncle if the prince admit his mistake, he has to behead him. The king’s uncle told Judge Bao he’s wrong. The red guards told Judge Bao he found fourteen women’s body. The guard surrender and told the king’s uncle that it was under the order of the prince. The king’s uncle said the behavior of the prince couldn’t be described as pity. The king’s uncle told Judge Bao he will help him lure the prince to the court.
The prince requested the king’s uncle to let him be in charge of Kaifeng. The king’s uncle asked the prince if he has the potential to be in charge of Kaifeng. The prince told the king’s uncle he always remember what he taught him. The king’s uncle said he hopes he did a good job. THe prince accepts the post in Kaifeng Court. The prince laughed and went in Kaifeng’s court and said it now belongs to him. The door shut. Judge Bao came and asked everyone to bow to the majesty’s badge. Zhan Zhao and the four guards surrounded the prince. Judge Bao asked the prince why did he murder those females. The boy pointed at the prince and said he captured his mother. The mother said she took her son and the maid to the festival but got kidnapped by the prince. The mother said the crippled magistrate knew she was kidnapped. The crippled magistrate said his whole family got killed by the soldier. Judge Bao asked the soldier. The prince won’t admit his mistake and told Judge Bao he will sue him for framing him. Judge Bao asked the prince about the fabric. The mother said the fabric was given by the prince. She tore it to ask her husband to come to the prince’s court to sew it and to rescue her. The mother met her husband as he sew the clothes. The prince ordered the guards to kill her husband.
Judge Bao sentenced the captain to three years in jail and the soldier to be executed. Judge Bao told the crippled magistrate he will compliment his courage to the majesty. The prince pleads Judge Bao to forgive him. Judge Bao asked the prince if he knows his crime. The prince said when he comes back to the palace, he will learn his lesson. Judge Bao ordered the guards to take off the prince’s shirt and prepare the dog blade. The prince called the king’s uncle. The king’s uncle arrived to the court but it was too late.