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|Triumph Over Evil|
|Genre||Costume drama |
|Created by||Siu Hin Fai|
|Written by||Ng Lap Kwong|
|Starring|| Ben Wong |
|Theme music composer||Chung Hing Hung|
|Opening theme||In Life (人生中) by Patrick Tam|
|Ending theme||Only One Possible (只得一個可能) by Patrick Tam and Maggie Tziong|
|Country of origin||Hong Kong|
|No. of episodes||15 (Hong Kong)|
|Producer(s)||Siu Hin Fai|
|Production location(s)||Hong Kong|
|Camera setup||Multi camera|
|Original network||TVB Jade|
|Original release||22 December 1997 –|
9 January 1998
|Triumph Over Evil|
|Literal meaning||"Destiny Master"|
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