A drama about Korean politics and financial situations in the 1970-1990s through the life of a woman. After a traumatic past of witnessing her mother's death, Seo In Ae grows up as an ambitious woman with a sharp mind who knows how to grab people's hearts, while still holding hope to avenge her mother someday. Since childhood, her life has been entangled with two opposite-personalities brothers from poor fisherman family, Han Kwang Hoon and Han Kwang Chul. Kwang Hoon is the elder brother and an ambitious man. Kwang Chul has never stopped loving In Ae, who is his older brother's lover.