Jung Yup tries to find a job as a lawyer for a law firm in Seoul. It’s not so easy for him, with Jung Yup being from a smaller city. In the meantime, he begins work at a child welfare center in his hometown. He goes with a co-worker from the child welfare center to the police station and meets 10-year-old Da Bin. The young girl reported to the police that herstepmother Ji Sook choked her around her neck, but there wasn’t anything Jung Yup was able to do. Da Bin is returned to her family. Da Bin and her 7-year-old brother Min Joon begin visiting Jung Yup at the child welfare center daily. He makes an effort to spend time with them to keep his job. Jung Yup is aware that the children are abused by their stepmother, but he is powerless to do anything about it.
Jung Yup then learns he has been hired by a law firm in Seoul. He heads off to Seoul without saying goodbye to Da Bin and Ji Sook. One day, he receives a phone call that Da Bin has killed her younger brother Min Joon.