The Gobi Desert frontier is boundless and indistinct. A general, who strong and vigorous, with long armour and a strong bow. She looked back into the distance, her eyes were full of endless yearn under her iron coat.
People who live in the countryside surround by the beautiful landscape and natural sound. Men tills the farm and women weaves the machine. They enjoy the living style of working from dawn to dusk. Mulan , a bright and lovely girl, enjoys the warmth and peaceful of homeland with her family.
Accompanying by hoarse 'step , military orders come from the border. The men in each family needs to respond to the call of the Khan, the Emperor , to defend the country on the battlefield. In front of the military announcement, looking at her elderly father, her younger brother and her worried mother. Mulan resolutely and determinedly put up a male bun and changed into a man's suit, sling the bow and arrow on her back, she decides to join the army to fight against the enemies instead of her father.
In the military camp, Li Shuo, the General is training the new recruit. In the daytime, Mulan with slight of figure is hard to keep up with the intensity of harsh training; In the nighttime, men's breath pervades the military accounts, the lonely Mulan toss and turn restlessly, hard to fall asleep. Along with the moonlight, Mulan silently misses her family and hometown.
Wipe away the girl's tears and hide away the daughter's romance. Never give up and never being discouraged. The strong Mulan draws long bow to practice the skill of fighting on the battlefield. Under the guidance of General Li Shuo, she becomes an excellent archer in the army.
The sword is shining, the army horse is roaring. The enemy leader took a sudden onslaught on the army. The battle drum is shaking, the whistling arrow is flying, General Li Shuo led the soldiers to ambush the enemy. He ride the fore-horse, to summon up all soldiers 's courage and energy fighting in the battle. In the fierce fighting, General Li Shuo is surrounding by enemy, To catch bandits, first catch the ringleader. At the critical moment, Mulan shot down the enemy chieftain fall from horse by using the arrow. A group without a leader just like a host of dragons without a head, suddenly, the leaderless enemy is utterly routed and flee in confusion.
The horn of victory reverberated in the mountains of Gobi, Mulan become famous as a archer and win a great reputation in frontier.
During the years in frontier, Mulan experienced countless fight to the death. She had no companions but silence and loneliness. Mulan grow up from a soldier to the General Mulan, make illustrious military exploit. As Autumn comes after Spring goes, snowflakes falls after green disappears, the General Li Shuo and Mulan lead the soldiers to guard the frontier year by year. The Wild goose flying toward south aroused the homesickness of Mulan. The two generals also established a deep ties of comradeship.
Before dawn, Mulan suddenly encountered the attack of bows and arrows on patrol. When healing by doctor, it suddenly turns out that Mulan actually is a women. The General Li Shuo is very surprised to see Mulan as a woman. They look at each other astonishingly , thousands and thousands of words can only stay in silence. The decisive battle horn is blowing, and the military orders are imperative and cannot be disobeyed like a mountain. Looking at The General lee's leaving figure viewed from behind with soldiers , Mulan felt sad and lonely.
A decisive battle happens between two armies. General Li Shuo and the enemy chieftain were engaged in fierce battle.
Like a bolt of lightning piercing the sky, The general Mulan crossed the battle horse and rushed into the enemy's position with her longbow, fight against the enemy with her battle companion.
In the fierce battle, the enemy chieftain aimed at Mulan and shot a sharp arrow. At the critical moment of life and death, The General Li Shuo blocked the enemy's arrows with his body. Then he gritted his teeth and pulled out the enemy's arrows and handed it over to Mulan. She successfully hit the enemy chieftain with the red arrow that was dyed with Li Shuo's blood.....
The triumphant soldiers were rewarded by the emperor. After the baptism of life and death in the frontier, Mulan misses her families in her hometown and yearns for a peaceful and peaceful pastoral life. She refused the official position and return to her original life.
In front of the cottage, Mulan reunites with her family. Beside the loom, she took off the army uniform and wear back the woman's dress. The blooming magnolia flowers accompanies with the melody of looms. Mulan, thousands of thoughts, infinite feelings, stretches, stretches... The thoughts of Mulan became the flowers of Magnolia.