Sound of the Desert is a 2014 Chinese television series based on the historical romance novel Ballad of the Desert by Tong Hua. Filming for the series started on 8 March 2012. It aired 4 episodes a week on Hunan TV's Wednesday & Thursday evening time slot.
Jin Yu is of Xiongnu ethnicity, although her adoptive father is a Han Chinese. Under certain circumstances, she was forced to flee to Chang'an, the capital of Western Han Dynasty, changing her name to Xin Yue along the way. Along her journey, she meets first the calm and kind Mo Xun, and later the handsome, cold, general Wei Wu Ji. Xin Yue falls for one, but was rejected. Will she untangle her love knot? Who will she choose in the end?