The rapid economic growth of Hong Kong in the 60s leads to the growth of a lot of industrialists and investors – a legend from rags to riches overnight. The story depicts the venture of a village boy, KEI, who works with great zeal to improve his life. LIN and MAY are the two most influential characters in KEI's life. LIN, a good friend of KEI, comes from a wealthy family plays an important role in bringing KEI to great success Yet, they later turn to be enemies when the two men fall in love with the same girl, MAY. MAY meets KEI and LIN together in Macau. LIN adores her deeply yet she, on the contrary, is very impressed by KEI's courtesy and handsome look. This triangular love relation adds romance to the original plots making "Road to Success" a more human and appealing story. When KEI's business reaches its peak, he is unfortunately got involved in a scandle when rescuing his friend's son which puts an end to the glamour in his life. In despair, KEI withdraws from the seemingly sophisticated society and lives the rest of his life in solitude.