Back in Southern China, a man had two wives, One of the wives died and the other evil wife took care of the now deceased other wife's daughter. The step mother and step sister were very mean to Yeh-Shen, for she was beautiful. She had to do all of the chores and got little food. However, she had a fish friend who could talk.
One day, her mother figured out about her fish friend and killed it out of spite. Later that night when Yeh-Shen came home her friend was dinner.
She wanted to go to a dance, but her mother wouldn't let her but her dead fish gave her a pretty dress to go in.
Yeh-Shen went to the dance and danced with the king. However, her mother noticed her so she ran away, but she lost her shoe so her dead fish was silent.
The emperor found the shoe and had every girl n the kingdom to try it on the find his girl. He found Yeh-Shen and her step familly was never seen again.
The emperor married Yeh-Shen and she was happy till the end. THE END!!