Eun Som is a cursed child born in Blue Stone Village under an ominous sign. He later becomes the conqueror of Asadal, capital of Gojoseon, taking it from city-state to empire. Ta Gon is a war hero among the Saenyeok Tribe and master of strategy. He is ambitious and aims to become the first King of Asadal. Tan Ya is a woman born under a cursed sign who overcomes adversity to become read morethe first female politician of Asadal. She is Eun Som's first love. Tae Ha is the last surviving Neoantal, a race different from humans, as well as the first Empress of Asadal.