Jin-tae shines shoes in the streets of Jongno, hoping to save money to send his younger brother, Jin-seok to university, and get married with his fi ancee. One day in June, extras saying a war had started fl y about in the streets, and Seoul which had been so peaceful, is suddenly fi lled with the sounds of sirens and screams. Jin-tae and Jin-seok were rolled in Korean civil war and without ever getting any proper training, the two are sent to Nakdong River, the last frontline. Jin-tae was turning into a war hero just to save his younger brother, while Jin-seok realizes that if he was to survive the war, he had to become stronger. They head for Pyeongyang, where an unexpected fate awaits them.