For much of the twentieth century, China was a poor communist country. But over the past twenty-five years, 400 million people in China have escaped poverty, and average real incomes have increased 440%. The city of Shanghai now stands as a dramatic symbol of the fastest growing major economy in world history. It would seem that China is using free trade to reinvent itself economically. Shi Hai and his employees at internet gaming company Snail Game are navigating the delicate path between China's cultural traditions and their bold, new ideas.