The Legend

The Legend


Total votes: 1825

Screenwriter: Park Kyung Soo, Song Ji Na

Aired on: Sep 11, 2007

Total Episodes: 24

Network: MBC

Duration: 1 hr. 5 min.

Year: 2007

Country: South Korea

Native Title: 태왕사신기

Content Rating: 15+ – Teens 15 or older

Alternative Titles: The Story of the First King’s Four Gods, Taewang Sa Shin Gi, The Legendary King, Four Guardian Gods of the King

Genre: Drama, Historical, Supernatural, War


This drama portrays the life of the 19th king of Goguryeo, Hwanwoong, who was sent from the heavens to make the world a better place. He falls in love with Saeoh and gives her the joojak necklace; however, Kajin becomes jealous since Saeoh has given birth to Hwanwoong’s son. She takes the baby and throws him off a cliff. Saeoh, thinking that her son had died, is overcome with grief and turnsinto the black joojak to destroy the world. Hwanwoong is the only one who could stop her. Afterwards, Hwanwoong returns to the Heavens and prophesies that 2000 years later, the true Joo Shin king will come to Earth. With the help of the four gods, he will rebuild Joo Shin.


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