The action takes place in 1970, while South Korea was experiencing a period of instability and uncertainty. Lee Do-Sam was a small criminal who has been involved in jewelery theft, and has recently been involved in drug trafficking. Thanks to his intelligence and his abilities he manages to start a thriving drug business. Kim Jung-Ah, a business associate joins Lee Do-Sam and together they manage to dominate the Korean and Japanese markets. But as the two manage to conquer the drug industry, a South Korean prosecutor begins to investigate Lee Do-Sam.