King Hyun Jong and his ministers find themselves in a dire situation in the face of Khitan's army. The Empress Dowager races against time with Goyreo's army in an attempt to save them from the clutches of death.
Kim Chil Yang joins forces with Han Duk Lyang after he realizes that Hwang Bo Su's loyalty lies with prince Wang Sun. Empress Dowager, Hwang Bo Su discovers the relationship between King Mok Jong and Yu Hang Gan.
King Mok Jong receives joyful news of Kim Mil Hwa's pregnancy, but, Kim Chi Yang puts a damper on the situation when he gives his men orders to capture Kim Won Sung's people and Kim Mil Hwa's older brother.
Drama ensues after it is discovered that Hwang Bo Su is pregnant with Kim Chi Yang's child. Kim Chi Yang is full of hope that his child will be the next king of Goryeo, but, King Mok Jong has different plans.