The third ending picks up from when Peng Peng dies then the scene switches to a very PINK place with flower petals blowing everywhere.
After a moment of confusion, Peng Peng suddenly remembers Qi Sheng and starts calling his name desperately.
Closing her eyes as Qi Sheng touches her face gently, Peng Peng waits for the expectant kiss as Qi Sheng leans closer and closer...until...
The director suddenly yells "What the heck are you doing?! Get out of the way and kiss some where else!!!" Apologizing quickly, Peng Peng pulls Qi Sheng off the set.
Still complaining loudly as Peng Peng and Qi Sheng scramble away, the director orders all the other actors to get into their positions for the next scene. All the actor and actress are familiar faces from the show as well.
In his trade mark stoic voice, Qi Sheng asks "What did he say to us?" Peng Peng replies, "He told us to go away and kiss somewhere else."
Swinging Qi Sheng around, Peng Peng plants a kiss on him just as the scene changes again and our two leads are wearing modern clothes kissing on the side walk.
The bystanders are still the actors from the show as well.
Sigh...the third ending was still kinda a let down, but I guess the production did the best they could considering that under the government rules there were a lot of restrictions of what ending they could give.
My own interruption in my head is that Peng Peng and Qi Sheng were both able to be transported to the modern world. Being the beautiful people they are, the best way for Qi Sheng to make a living was to become an actor. Since Qi Sheng's only qualification was being an emperor, Peng Peng also started working as an actress so she could help him along the way. There! That's my version and I am sticking to it. Actually, I really liked the novel's ending so I will probably just go with that one.