During the Second Manchu invasion of Korea in 1636, a village is attacked by Manchurian soldiers. They kidnap Ja-In on her wedding day with her childhood sweetheart Seo-Goon. Her brother Nam-Yi, a skilled archer and hunter, returns to the village and learns his sister was kidnapped into slavery. Nam-Yi has a tragic past; as children he and Ja-In witnessed their father being betrayed and executed by King Injo and then they were raised by Seo-Goon's father. Ja-In was sold to Prince Dorgon whose ally, Jyusthina, is his best archer, troop leader and commands an elite force of warriors. As Nam-Yi seeks to rescue his sister he clashes with Jyusthina and his troops.