The film was produced with rigorous dubbing, fluid combination of music and vivid animations. The story is based on the classic literature Ping Yao Zhuan (平妖传) meaning "The Suppression of the Demons" authored by Feng Menglong.
Yuangong, the deacon, opened the shrine and exposed the holy book to the human world. He also carved the contents of the book on the stone wall of white cloud cave in the mountains. He is now punished to guard the book for life by the jade emperor for breaking heaven's law and betraying the holy secret to human. In order to pass this holy book to human beings, he would have to get by the antagonist fox.