Yoon Hee, a twenty year old college student, happens to meet Chong Shik one day. He is a tough yet considerate young man and she daydreams of becoming his wife. They find so much happiness in their relationship that they soon decide to become engaged to marry. However, their fate takes and odd twist when Chong Shik chooses to go to the States for further study. Yoon Hee learns that Chong Shik has passed away in the States. She is so distressed that she sets about on an aimless wandering. Overwhelmed by her sense of loss, she finds herself caught in the 'swampland of' life. Meanwhile, Jong Hwan, Chong Shik's close friend has been carrying a secret desire for her. He reveals this unexpected fact to the amazement of Yoon Hee.