This drama focuses on Empress Chunchoo who is a politician having strong male personality. The background of the storylines is in Koryu Era (고려시대). Chunchoo, General Suh Hee (서희, 徐熙), and General Kang Gam Chan (강감찬, 姜邯赞) together achieve the dream of recovering the lost land of Kogooryu (고구려).
Actor Lee Duk Hwa plays General Kang Gam Chan, and actor Choi Jae Sung (최재성) plays the role Kang Jo (강조).
Kim Suh Hoon plays the role Kim Chi Yang (김치양, 金致陽) who is a descendant of the royal family of Silla and has the goal of reviving Silla. Kim Chi Yang and Chunchoo fall in love with each other. This is KSH’s second historical drama. His first historical drama was “Hong Gil Dong” aired in 1998.
Actress Shin Ae (신애) plays the role Hwang Bo Sul (황보설) who is also called Princess Hun Jung (헌정왕후), the younger sister of Chunchoo. Princess Hun Jung is beautiful, kind, and innocent.
Actor Kim Ho Jin (김호진) plays the role Wang Kwon (왕권) who is the 8th-generation grandson of Emperor Wang Gun. Wang Kwon and Princess Hun Jung develop love relationship.
Actress Hong In Young (홍인영) plays the role Chun Hyang Bi (천향비), and actress Lee Chae Young (이채영) plays the role Sa Il La (사일라). Actor Kim Hyung Min (김형민) plays the role Sa Ga Moon (사가문). Young actress Kim So Eun (김소은) plays teenager Chunchoo.
Kim Suk Hoon
Kim Ho Jin, Shin Ae
Lee Duk Hwa
Hong In Young
Lee Chae Young
Kim So Eun
Chae Shi Ra, Moon Jung Hee
Lee Chae Young, Hong In Young, Kim Hyung Min