Ting San Gwai loves drinking and gambling, but his henpecking wife doesn't allow it, because Ting has a weak heart. She also calls him Deadly Ghost, a pun on his name. The villainous Pa instructs his employee Tian to buy their restaurant. Tian lures Ting into a game of dominoes, where the stake is his restaurant. Pa wins by trickery, and Ting dies of a heart attack.
Hau and Siutie have their residence burned down by the same villains, and they move into Ting's former home. Ting is now a ghost, and convinces Hau to help him take revenge.