Han Kil-soo will do anything and everything to get ahead. He betrays Chairman Heo Man-chul, who has brought Kil-soo success. Kil-soo even takes Chairman Heos mistress, Song Mi-ran, away from him. When he meets Seo Ji-hye, a college student, Kil-soo falls in love for the first time. He quickly frames his wife and even divorces her. On the other hand, Kil-soos hometown friend, Baek Chan-gyu, values mental peace above all and searches for the value of work. By Chairman Heos plotting, Kil-soo is bankrupted. He spends three years and six months in jail. After his release, Kil-soo still hasnt lost that arrogance in his eyes. He still believes in the golden dream of being a special citizen.