The amazing army of terracotta soldiers is his most widely known legacy: Qin Shi Huangdi - 'The First Magnificent Emperor of Qin' - after whom China was named. He created the greatest empire of antiquity, planned the first Great Wall, and built the largest burial site in the world. But at what cost? Qin Shi Huangdi pursued his goals with merciless determination and sacrificed the lives of hundreds of thousands of his subjects. He was a hero of the masses - as well as a barbarian of unimaginable cruelty. This one-hour documentary evokes the life and times of a great but controversial ruler.